More than ever, all organization stakeholders expect that boards of directors will up their game in protecting women in the workplace. When improprieties occur, that includes providing an iron-clad assurance that victims can come forward without fear of being blamed or shamed the way I have been, and that they will be treated with respect, as I definitely was not. Wise boards know that viewing a victim through the narrow legal lens controlled by heavy-handed lawyers, and not through the healing, victim-friendly lens that experts recommend, is the wrong — and potentially dangerously toxic — approach at this time of awakening.
Yet that is precisely what the Ontario Securities Commission’s board allowed.
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