Workplace Sexual Harassment

Territories

 

Tribunal Awards – Yukon
Lacosse and Dyck v. Childhood Discoveries Preschool, Board File No. 2012-03 Ongoing explicit sexual harassment $5,000
Hureau v Yukon Human Rights Board of Adjudication A woman was subjected to “not physically aggressive” conduct over a two week period was found to be at the “most mild end of the spectrum”. Tribunal ordered no compensation, an order which was replaced on review by an award of $5,000.
   

 

 

Tribunal Awards – NWT
Savage v 984239 NWT Ltd. 2008 A young apprentice mechanic in a vulnerable position, harassed by her supervisors, subjected to a physical assault, crude sexual remarks, pornography and threats of physical harm Damage awards in human rights cases have been traditionally capped in the range of $2,000 to $3,000, but here awarded $15,000. Punitive damages were also awarded of $2,500 and $5,000 against the personal respondents