Violence

December 15, 2021
PSAC and UNDE are optimistic the government will make a genuine, concerted effort to right the wrongs of decades of sexual harassment, abuse and workplace harassment at the Department of National Defence and in Canada’s military following a public apology by Minister of National Defence Anita Anand December 13.
December 3, 2021
On December 6, 1989, 14 young women were killed at l’École Polytechnique in Montreal simply for being women.
October 24, 2021
Current and former employees of the Department of National Defence (DND), staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces (NPF), and current and former members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) who were affected by sexual misconduct in the military workplace have only one month left, until November 24 to submit a claim as part of the CAF-DND sexual misconduct class action settlement. Sexual misconduct is defined as:
October 1, 2021
Current and former employees of the Department of National Defence (DND), staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces (NPF), and current and former members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) who were affected by sexual misconduct in the military workplace have until November 24 to submit a claim as part of the CAF-DND sexual misconduct class action settlement.  
August 26, 2021
More than ever it’s clear we need a government that will make social and economic gender equity a national priority and put women at the forefront of a pandemic recovery that leaves no one behind.
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
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March 11, 2021
This month, PSAC participated in a Government of Canada consultation on changes to the Code of Conduct for Procurement.  
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 4, 2020
On National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, PSAC remembers the fourteen young women who were killed at l’École Polytechnique on December 6, 1989, because they were women, and today, PSAC also recommits to ending all forms of gender-based violence.  On this day, we remember: Geneviève Bergeron Hélène Colgan Nathalie Croteau Barbara Daigneault

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