Addressing and preventing sexual harassment in the workplace starts with employers having a clear sexual harassment policy, educating staff and enforcing the policy. The government of Nova Scotia has created a suite of tools below designed to help.
Safe Spaces Make Great Workplaces is a free online course designed to help employers prevent and address sexual harassment in the workplace. Launch the course by clicking on ‘begin’.
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission has put together a sample Sexual Harassment Policy intended to provide employers with a general guideline for the major provisions that should be included in an effective policy. Employers will need to adapt this policy or create entirely separate policies that best suit their individual organizations.
- Sample Policy Template (English)
- Sample Policy Template (French) (coming soon)