Keyword: workplace harassment

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The federal government is giving the Prince Edward Island Human Rights Commission and the Community Legal Information Association of PEI $1.7 million over five years for a public awareness campaign on workplace sexual harassment. The campaign, which will be aimed at employers and employees, will include training designed for employers to support the prevention and identification of sexual harassment […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 13, 2019 December 3, 2020
  • 15:00

More than half of Canadians say they’ve witnessed at least one instance of inappropriate sexual behaviour at work, according to a new report by Statistics Canada. The report on gender-based violence and unwanted sexual behaviour found men were slightly more likely (56 per cent) than women (53 per cent) to have witnessed this behaviour in a work […]

Feds adding $2.4 million to address workplace sexual harassment

The federal government is providing $2.4 million in funding to two organizations that are working to address sexual harassment in Canadian workplaces. These organizations — Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia and the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies — are aimed at improving access to justice for individuals who experience sexual harassment in their workplace, according to a press […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 31, 2019 November 12, 2020
  • 16:00

Health benefits and paid time off are among the top job perks Canadians are looking for when searching online for a new job, according to a new report by data analytics company SEMrush. The report found interest in workplace health benefits increased 129 per cent between 2016 and 2019, led by job searchers in Ontario and Alberta. It also found […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 7, 2019 November 30, 2020
  • 08:50

More than half (54 per cent) of Canadians believe training around workplace harassment and violence should occur annually, while 28 per cent said it should take place every three years or more, according to the results of the federal government’s online consultation. The survey, which polled 1,000 Canadians about new legislation on workplace harassment and […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 1, 2019 November 30, 2020
  • 10:05