Workplace Violence, Harassment and Domestic Violence

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PSAC Harassment and Violence Tool Kit 
The violence and harassment toolkit was created by the Public Service Alliance of Canada to deal effectively with individual and institutional workplace violence and harassment by preventing incidents, responding effectively, and supporting affected employees.

Investigator Qualification Assessment Tool (Jointly developed with NJC)
This tool aims to assist departments with assessing qualifications of investigators prior to selecting them to conduct their workplace investigation (as per the WPHVPR).

Statement of Work for Investigators Template (Jointly developed with NJC)
The Statement of Work is a template for departmental use after selecting an investigator and is to be read and signed by the investigator and the employer prior to conducting the investigation.

Domestic Violence Tool (Jointly developed with NJC)
This tool clarifies the roles and responsibilities of all parties in a situation where violence in a domestic situation impacts the workplace, including suggested policy language, do’s and don’ts, a sample individual safety plan as well as some useful checklists.

Frequently Asked Questions – Work Place Harassment and Violence Investigations and Appointing an Investigator (Amended) – 2022 (Jointly developed with NJC)
This is an updated version of the FAQs released in 2017 and 2019 providing additional clarification with respect to the appointment of an investigator and workplace harassment and violence investigations to align with the new WPHVPR.

Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations

IPG (Interpretations Policies and Guidelines)

Introduction to workplace violence and harassment
What is workplace violence and harassment?

Domestic violence at work
Can work be safe when home isn’t? 

What can locals do?
Steps for locals to prevent, respond and support 

Filling a workers’ compensation claim
How do I file a claim?

Violence and harassment risk factor checklist
Understanding violence and harassment 

Important definitions you must know

Definitions under different laws and regulations

Strengths and weaknesses of federal formal harassment recourse processes

Additional resources
Domestic and family violence tool from the National Joint Council