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Workplace Violence and Harassment – A Call to Action

Almost one in every five violent incidents in Canada happen at work, this troublesome statistic was the focal point of a recent report published by the Canadian Standards Association. The report entitled Preventing Violence and Harassment in Canadian Workplaces focused on four sectors: Education Government and Emergency Services Healthcare Service These sectors are recognized as […]

Service Hospitality TV Presents: Preventing Workplace Violence

As an employer, you may be legally required to have a violence prevention policy and plan. Even if it isn’t legally required for your industry, if your workers MAY be at risk, you have a legal responsibility to protect them from ALL hazards at work – including violence. The service and hospitality industries are at a […]

Workplace Violence: Have You Done Enough?

Workplace violence is defined in the Saskatchewan Occupational Health & Safety Regulations as the attempted, threatened or actual conduct of a person that causes or is likely to cause injury and includes any threatening statement or behaviour that gives a worker reasonable cause to believe that the worker is at risk of injury.  37(1). This […]

Creating Harassment-Free Workplaces in Community Service and Hospitality in partnership with Enough Already

Harassment and discrimination persist in Saskatchewan workplaces, resulting in profound consequences for both employees and organizations. Despite legislative frameworks recognizing harassment as a serious occupational health and safety concern, it continues to afflict industries like hospitality and community services. Providing comprehensive training to all staff members on how to prevent and address harassment effectively is […]

Amendments to The Saskatchewan Employment Act – What You Need to Know!

Change is inevitable, including when it comes to workplace health and safety. On May 17, 2023, The Government of Saskatchewan introduced amendments to The Saskatchewan Employment Act that will help improve health and safety. The amendments have been passed and are in force to Part III, Occupational Health and Safety provisions. What You Need to […]