Harassment

July 18, 2019
The Public Service Alliance of Canada welcomes a significant class action victory that could impact many PSAC members. Below you will find information on a class action lawsuit settlement that finally provides redress for so many who have endured harassment, assault, and discrimination in their workplace. ----------
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.
October 16, 2018
PSAC secured an important victory this past week when the Federal Court of Appeal ruled that a member should be compensated for the sexual harassment and assault she experienced in her 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:
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.
August 24, 2017
The 2017 Public Service Employee Survey (PSES) was launched Monday and is being rolled out to departments this week. Members will have from Aug. 21 to Sept. 29, 2017, to complete the questionnaire.
December 4, 2015
In a groundbreaking decision, the Federal Court of Appeal ruled on November 30 that employers cannot arbitrarily decide what constitutes workplace violence.
October 19, 2015
In over half of all domestic violence cases, the violence is not confined to the home but continues at work.
October 7, 2015
These are definitions of common words in the context of workplace violence and bullying.
October 7, 2015
Workplace violence and harassment have various definitions under federal and provincial legislation.

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