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Workplace Harassment Policy Template

We can help you ensure you comply with the Canadian Human Rights Act.


Workplace Violence and Workplace Harassment

As a small business owner, it's imperative you prevent bullying, harassment and violence in the work environment. The Canadian Human Rights Act requires your business to implement a workplace harassment policy. This policy must seek to prevent discrimination, harassment and retaliation based on the protected grounds in the Human Rights Act. Protected grounds include but are not limited to gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, or age.

Harassment can happen at any time - at a workplace party, in a meeting or in private. As a small business owner, it's important you understand your role and responsibilities. You need to be prepared with an anti-harassment policy, and a plan to handle the alleged harasser. We provide three PDF templates for policies against discrimination, harassment and violence, as well as related investigations in the workplace.


Free Templates to Protect your Business and Staff

We have a number of free codes of practice to address workplace harassment and other issues. These templates cover the three key things you can do to protect your business and staff from Human Rights violations:

  • Implement a discrimination and harassment prevention policy.
  • Identify workplace violence hazards and create a workplace violence prevention plan.
  • Be prepared to conduct an internal investigation if a discrimination complaint is received.


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