Violence

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.
December 5, 2016
On this National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, PSAC renews our commitment to eliminate all forms of violence against women. 
January 26, 2016
On behalf of our members throughout Canada, PSAC expresses deepest and heartfelt sympathy to the families and friends of the victims of last week’s horrific events in La Loche, Saskatchewan. 
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
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?
October 2, 2014
This year again, Sisters in Spirit vigils will be held across the country on October 4th. These vigils are meant to honour the nearly 1200 Aboriginal women who have been murdered or gone missing.