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.
February 11, 2021
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
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:
December 6, 2018
On December 6th, PSAC commemorates women who have lost their lives to abuse and re-commits to ending all forms of gender-based violence.
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:
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.