Workplace Safety and Health
What are your Rights?
As workers in Manitoba, we have legislated rights and responsibilities that form the foundation of our Workplace Safety and Health protection. Take a few minutes to review your rights and responsibilities.
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Harassment in the Workplace
No one deserves to be harassed at work. Harassment has been considered a Workplace Safety and Health issue for several years. The Act defines harassment as “as any inappropriate conduct, comment, display, action or gesture by a person on the basis of… race, creed, religion, colour; sex, sexual orientation, gender-determined characteristics; marital status, family status, source of income; political belief, political association, political activity; disability, physical size or weight, age, nationality, ancestry or place of origin”...CLICK TO READ MORE
Violence in the Workplace
It is a sad reality that teachers experience violence in their classrooms and schools. Thankfully, in our school division violent incidents are uncommon and typically aren’t severe. Yet the reality is that they do occur despite our best efforts to create safe classrooms and develop plans for students who need extra behavior support. As teachers, we’ve traditionally seen violence as a teaching or student behavior issue. While violence does fit these categories, we also need to view it as a workplace safety and health issue...CLICK TO READ MORE