Employment equity and human rights
As an employer, you have the responsibility to create a work environment where employees are treated with respect. That means ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment in the workplace.
This information will help you understand your obligations related to employment equity and human rights.
- I want to know my obligations
Understand your employer obligations in relation to equality and equal opportunities within a federally-regulated organization.
- Preventing discrimination
Learn how to prevent discrimination in the workplace and how to respect your employees' human rights.
- A template for developing an Anti-Harassment Policy
As an employer, you are responsible for providing a harassment-free workplace and this template can help you develop guidelines for your organization.
- Federal Contractors Program
If your business has 100 employees or more and works on federal government contracts worth $1 million or more, you have to meet certain employment equity requirements.
- Human Rights Maturity Model
Learn how to create and sustain a workplace culture based on equality, dignity and respect.
- BC Human Rights Tribunal
A quasi-judicial body created by the BC Human Rights Code, this tribunal will help you mediate and adjudicate any human rights complaints.
- BC Human Rights factsheet
Understand the definition of discrimination and harassment and how complaints are handled in BC.
- Safety at Work centre for bullying and harassment in the workplace
Get the information you need to prevent and address bullying and harassment in your workplace.
- Understanding workplace rights
As an employer, be aware of your obligations related to human rights and employment standards in B.C.
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