The JLP releases an updated Preventing Harassment and Violence in the Workplace

The JLP is proud to announce the re-release of Preventing Harassment and Violence in the Workplace (PHVW) on May 19, 2023. First released in 2019, the new version has up-to-date information on legislation and regulations, as well as the most recent results from the Public Service Employee Survey.

Resources for facilitators delivering this one-day workshop have also been updated in keeping with plain-language principles. A new and improved facilitation kit introduction, fresh graphics and notes for facilitators round out the updates to this relevant, timely and important workshop.A hand stops the path of falling dominos

PHVW participants will:

  • Explore what generally constitutes harassment.
  • Become familiar with the legal definitions of harassment and violence in the workplace that are included in existing Canadian human rights and health and safety legislation.
  • Explore how the health and safety framework specifically relates to domestic violence in the workplace.
  • Clarify the respective roles and responsibilities of the union and the employer in preventing harassment and violence from occurring in the workplace
  • Explore the different options available for resolution.
  • Discuss how diversity, inclusion and respect are key factors to prevent harassment in the workplace.
  • Determine personal and collective actions to ensure workplaces are safe, inclusive, respectful, and free of harassment and violence.

 To organize a JLP workshop in your workplace, please submit a request on the JLP website or contact your local Regional Field Coordinators for more information.