Monthly Archives - November 2019

Vulnerable Trust Positions, Power Relationships and Employee Relations in a Faith Organization 

By Ken Hall, President of Robertson Hall Insurance  It is important now, more than ever, to ensure that your organization is protected by implementing an effective anti-harassment policy. Doing so can assist your organization in recognizing and responding to unlawful behaviour and helping to prevent it from reoccurring.  When a manager, leader, co-worker or other third party is the harasser, an employer is generally liable if the victim can prove that the employer:  Knew or should have known about the harassment; and  Failed [...]

UPDATED EDITION Abuse Prevention Made Easy(er)

Physical and sexual abuse remains the #1 concern for organizations entrusted with the care and safety of children, youth and vulnerable adults. But some think: “Abuse Prevention is a lot of work!” “We’re just a volunteer organization!” “We trust our workers!” “It’s too expensive!” “Its unspiritual and legalistic!” “We’ve never had an abuse claim!” We know that abuse prevention measures including effective screening can be an ongoing challenge. In a perfect world, we could trust everyone! But as we are all aware, it’s not a perfect, and a [...]