Harassment focus of upcoming session

A group of professionals has joined forces to provide a workshop on bullying and harassment in the workplace.

Employer representatives such as owners, managers, supervisors and human resources staff who attend the May 15 workshop in Vernon will come away with the tools and skills they need to:

Understand why employers should avoid claims by employees who experience mental injury at work.

Comply with WorkSafeBC’s requirement to have bullying and harassment policies and training in place.

Understand why employees bully or are bullied.

Sort out who and what are the toxic factors and actors at the workplace.

Understand why everyone (or almost everyone) at work is stressed out.

Create a workplace culture which isn’t stressed out.

Avoid legal claims such as  WorkSafeBC claims, human rights complaints or court action.

The group of professionals include employment lawyers Veronica Ukrainetz and David Mardiros, Gordon Davidson, a registered psychologist, and Aly Pain, an organizational systems coach.

For more information and to register, go to: or call 250-558-3393 local 223.


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