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OLRB: OHSA Does Not Extend Protection from Reprisal to Employees with ‘Peripheral’ Involvement in Harassment Complaints
Section 50 of the Act is not intended to serve as an alternative avenue for individuals to challenge the fairness of their termination or discipline simply because the word “harassment” is peripherally involved in the facts leading up to a termination. … In this panel’s opinion, to expand the intent of the protection against reprisals in section 50 of the Act to encompass situations such as the one in this case, trivializes the purpose of the prohibition against reprisals in the Act.