Workplace Health and Safety

Filter by tag

Canadian workers have the right to refuse unsafe work, the right to be informed about hazards in the workplace, and the right to participate in health and safety discussions. Employers must fulfill their obligations to keep workers safe.

Filtered by:

Resources

Harassment and violence at work resource centre

For years, workers and advocates have been drawing attention to the ongoing and widespread issue of harassment and violence at work. However, a shortage of Canadian-specific data made it difficult to know the extent and nature of the problem. To address this evidence gap, in 2020, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and researchers from the University of Western Ontario and…
Read More
Click to open the link

Mental Health at Work

What is mental health and illness? Having good mental health means generally feeling good and being able to cope with everyday life at home and at work. Positive mental health means finding that balance in all parts of your life: social, physical, spiritual. What do mental health and mental illness mean? What is stigma and how can we fight it?…
Read More
Click to open the link

Domestic violence at work resource centre

Domestic violence (DV) is a pattern of behaviour used by one person to gain power and control over another with whom they have or have had an intimate relationship. It can include physical, emotional, sexual, financial, psychological and/or spiritual abuse, as well as stalking or harassment. It exists in intimate relationships between people of any gender and may be between…
Read More
Click to open the link

Our Work

Progress towards a world of work free of violence and harassment

August 11, 2022
Bruske: Now we must turn to the hard work of implementing this landmark international agreement…
Click to open the link

June 16 is International Domestic Workers’ Day

June 16, 2022
Canada’s unions are marking International Domestic Workers’ Day by calling on the federal government to…
Click to open the link

IDAHOTB: Canada’s unions call for an end to violence and harassment

May 17, 2022
Canada’s unions are marking the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) by calling…
Click to open the link