Employers Warned About Buying Posters From Third Parties

first_imgEmployers in Nova Scotia should be aware of individuals using aggressive tactics to sell human rights posters to business owners. The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission recently received a complaint from a business owner who said they were approached by two individuals claiming that if certain posters were not displayed on the premises, the commission would take unspecified action. “We are disturbed that such an incorrect message is being communicated to employers,” said Michael Noonan, acting director and CEO of the commission. “Any posters being offered for sale have not been approved by the commission.” The commission conducts education and outreach to both employers and the general public about human rights and equity issues. However, there is no requirement under the Human Rights Act to post specific information in the workplace. Employers are urged to contact the commission at 1-877-269-7699, or 424-4111 in the Halifax area, if they have any questions about posters being marketed to them or are interested in educational programs offered by the commission.last_img read more