Train your Team

Workplace Sexual harassment

Free training for employees and employers to address and prevent workplace sexual harassment in New Brunswick.

Register for a workshop:

EMPLOYEE SESSION – FACILITATED VIA ZOOM – 1.5 HOURS

  • Build understanding of what workplace sexual harassment (“WSH”) is and who tends to be the target
  • Build understanding of individual rights and responsibilities, and that of colleagues
  • Build capacity to make good decisions in specific situations
  • Increase readiness to act
  • Understand workplace sexual harassment
  • Understand usual and vulnerable targets of workplace sexual harassment
  • Understand other forms of harassment in the workplace
  • Understand individual rights and responsibilities, one’s own and those of colleagues
  • Understand informal and formal responses to workplace sexual harassment
  • Access services and resources
  • Describe WHS, identify usual targets and provide examples of sexual and sexualized conduct, comments and gestures
  • Identify other forms of harassment/violence in the workplace
  • Understand the legal obligations of employers and the consequences of harassment
  • Appropriately address inappropriate behaviour either as a witness or victim
  • Identify different complaint options available to victims of WSH

EMPLOYER SESSION – FACILITATED VIA ZOOM – 3 HOURS

  • Build understanding of what workplace sexual harassment (“WSH”) is and who tends to be the target
  • Build understanding of individual rights and responsibilities, and that of colleagues
  • Build capacity to make good decisions in specific situations
  • Increase readiness to act
  • Understand what constitutes workplace sexual harassment
  • Understand the usual and vulnerable targets of workplace sexual harassment
  • Understand other forms of harassment in the workplace
  • Understand barriers faced by targets and identify possible ways to address those barriers in their workplace
  • Understand appropriate behaviour as leaders in their organization
  • Understand how to address inappropriate behaviour
  • Understand how to promote a respectful workplace
  • Understand how to appropriately respond to complaints of workplace sexual harassment
  • Describe WHS, identify usual targets and provide examples of sexual and sexualized conduct, comments and gestures
  • Identify other forms of harassment/violence in the workplace
  • Understand the legal obligations of employers and the consequences of harassment
  • Appropriately address inappropriate behaviour either as a witness or victim
  • Identify different complaint options available to victims of WSH

Safer Places NB project partners:

Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick (PLEIS-NB) is a non-profit charitable organization providing plain-language, bilingual legal information and resources to New Brunswickers to help improve access to the justice system.

The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission (NBHRC) helps citizens address discrimination complaints, educates the public about this process, raises awareness about the effects of inequality, and promotes diversity and inclusion.

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SaferPlaces NB is a complimentary training program that provides employers and employees with training to inform them about New Brunswick laws regulating harassment, reporting procedures and legal rights available to victims of workplace sexual harassment.

Live training is conducted regularly over ZOOM, based on demand. Please fill out and submit the form “Reserve Your Spot” and we will contact you to schedule a session.

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Self-Guided Training

Workplace Sexual harassment

EMPLOYER SESSION – 1 HOUR

Employers: Addressing Workplace Sexual Harassment

Understand your legal obligations; learn how to create and implement a policy for your workplace; and learn how to handle a complaint.

EMPLOYEE SESSION – 45 min.

Employees: Addressing Workplace Sexual Harassment

Learn who is vulnerable; how to recognize Workplace Sexual Harassment when it happens, and what to do if you or someone you know is being harassed.

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Getting Started

Listening to the Voices of Vulnerable Employees

Research findings show that women are most likely to experience sexual harassment, while other vulnerable populations such as the LGBTQ2S community are also at risk of being harassed in the workplace and elsewhere.

We are pleased to share the findings of the Consultation Report with you.
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