The New Obligation of Employers as of January 1, 2019
“Adopt and make available to its employees a policy for the prevention of psychological harassment and the handling of complaints, including, among other things, a component concerning conduct manifested by words, acts or gestures of a sexual nature.” (Art. 81,19, Act respecting labour standards).
To support employers, the CNESST has made available on its website a model policy for your organization.
Under this new policy, the employer undertakes to put in place means of control and corrective measures to prevent or put an end to situations of harassment.
In order to support our clients in their new obligations, MEDIAL has developed the following online training courses:
- Understanding Psychological and Sexual Harassment:
This online training course allows you to understand, recognize and identify all forms of harassment that can occur in the workplace.
- Preventing Psychological and Sexual Harassment:
This online training covers the laws and regulations in effect and presents the steps to follow to effectively draft a policy aimed at preventing psychological harassment.
Would you like more tips on how to prevent harassment in your work environment?
Here is an interesting article >> how to prevent harassment in the workplace.
To avoid negative health and professional consequences for your employees, MEDIAL recommends that you train them on harassment.
For more advice, please contact us.
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