Harassment

November 8, 2017
The Public Service Alliance of Canada is pleased to see the government propose stronger legislation to address harassment and sexual violence at work and now offer protection to Parliament Hill staff, including more than 600 PSAC members. The proposed legislation, Bill C-65, would amend both the Canada Labour Code and the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act.
June 14, 2017
The latest results of the annual survey of the public service show a disturbing rise in workplace harassment and a significant rate of workplace stress.
October 19, 2015
If you are a victim of a violent incident, which includes harassment (“psychological harassment” in Quebec) or bullying, you might be able to file a workers’ compensation claim.
October 19, 2015
Some hard numbers related to workplace violence.
October 8, 2015
As a union activist, there are many things you can do to address the issue of workplace violence, including ensuring that your workplace has a clear and accessible policy.  
October 6, 2015
If you are a victim of a violent incident, which includes harassment (“psychological harassment” in Quebec) or bullying, you should file a workers’ compensation claim. In a July 2015 PSAC survey on violence in the workplace, less than 3% of victims of workplace violence said they had filed a workers’ compensation claim! What is workers’ compensation?
October 6, 2015
What is workplace violence and bullying? What can you do about it?
September 25, 2014
In 1986 PSAC negotiated a Master Agreement with Treasury Board that included a no discrimination clause, as well as a clause prohibiting sexual harassment. This was a major breakthrough because sexual harassment had not yet been recognized by the Supreme Court of Canada as a form of discrimination.
September 25, 2014
In a ground breaking 1987 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada acknowledged that sexual harassment is one of the many forms discrimination against women can take, and that it is prohibited under the Canadian Human Rights Act. It was the courageous action of PSAC member Bonnie Robichaud that led to the Court’s ruling.
January 29, 2010
(Excerpt from the Policy adopted by NBoD January 1997)