Harassment

August 31, 2021
We invite all PSAC members to complete this brief online survey. Information provided will be used for PSAC analysis and for our submission to the Employment Equity Act taskforce.
June 30, 2021
Two recent reports show that the severity of the toxic workplace culture within the Department of National Defence (DND) is still being misunderstood and underestimated by top officials in the department. "The Minister of Defence, and Members of Parliament who sit on the Status of Women Committee, still do not understand the impact of the toxic culture within the department on the lives of thousands of civilian DND workers,” said Union of National Defence President June Winger.  
April 30, 2021
For months, Canadians haven't been able to look at th
April 14, 2021
Harassment, in all its forms has no place in YOUR workplace or OUR union. At PSAC we know that every member is entitled to be free from both discrimination and harassment. Unlike conflict, harassment is one sided, with an imbalance of power or strength. Harassment is often founded in discrimination and can be based on age, sex, colour, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, marital status, family status, criminal record, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, language, social and economic class or political belief.
February 11, 2021
Violence and harassment are too often present in workplaces. We must tackle this social problem in order to find concrete solutions for workers. That is why the Canadian Labour Congress is working with the University of Toronto and the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC) at Western University to launch a national study on workers’ experiences with sexual violence and harassment in the workplace.
December 2, 2020
As of January 1, 2021, the new Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations will come into force for all workers in the federal sector. These new regulations will help better prevent and actively address harassment and violence in the workplace.  The regulations outline the essential elements of a workplace harassment and violence prevention policy, as well as the procedures that must be in place to respond to incidents of harassment and violence when they do occur. This includes:
March 5, 2019
In an unprecedented decision, the Labour Board ordered the CRA to pay the maximum compensation to its employee who suffered sexual harassment in the workplace.
December 6, 2017
On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, PSAC recommits to ending gender-based violence in all forms. December 6 marks the anniversary of the Montréal Massacre, where 14 young women were murdered at École Polytechnique on December 6, 1989.  Since then:
August 27, 2015
Discrimination is an action or a decision that treats a person or a group negatively for reasons such as their race, age, disability, etc. 
August 27, 2015
Discrimination is an action or a decision that treats a person or a group negatively for reasons such as their race, age, disability, etc. 

Pages