Process for reporting harassment and violence in the workplace

The following steps provide a brief summary of the process for reporting harassment and violence in the workplace. You can also learn about this process by watching the Process for Reporting Harassment and Violence in the Workplace Video.

Step 1: Report it

Defence Team personnel who have experienced or witnessed harassment and violence in the workplace involving a public service employee should report it as soon as possible.

You can do this in one of two ways:

A Notice of Occurrence can also be submitted anonymously by a principal party or witness. In this case, a resolution may be difficult to achieve based on the information provided, thus the Notice of Occurrence will be deemed resolved. However, the Notice of Occurrence will be forwarded to the local Workplace Health and Safety Committee who will jointly review and, if necessary, update the workplace harassment and violence risk assessment and determine if any additional preventative measures are required.

Step 2: Initial Review

The supervisor/manager or designated recipient will:

Step 3: Resolution Options

All parties involved must make every reasonable effort to resolve an occurrence.

Negotiated Resolution

Conciliation

Prevention Investigation

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