Prevention and resolution of harassment

Learn how federal public service employees and managers establish a culture of collaboration and respect, and how they use the harassment resolution processes to contribute to a healthy and harassment-free workplace.

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Is it harassment?

Learn, with concrete examples, what constitutes harassment under the Treasury Board policy definition.

Informal conflict management

Find out how to manage and resolve conflicts in the federal workplace quickly and constructively with honest discussion and collaborative problem solving.

Safe Workspaces

Learn about efforts underway to prevent and address the issue of harassment in the public service.

Preventing and resolving harassment in the workplace

Learn how managers can foster a culture of respect and intervene when faced with issues related to harassment.

People-to-people communication

Explore the subject of harassment prevention and resolution in the federal workplace, and contribute to building a healthy workplace by learning key communication skills.

Restoring the workplace following a harassment complaint

Learn how to manage sensitive and complex issues related to harassment in the federal workplace with the aim of restoring a respectful work environment once a formal process has been initiated.

Applying the harassment resolution process

Get information and best practices about the harassment resolution process, including informal resolution processes and the formal harassment complaint process.

Investigation Guide for the “Policy on Harassment Prevention and Resolution” and “Directive on the Harassment Complaint Process”

Learn about the stages of the investigation process and access tools, templates and tips to conduct a thorough and professional investigation.

Frequently asked questions on the Policy on Harassment Prevention and Resolution

Access commonly asked questions about harassment and the harassment resolution process.

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