Workplace

Workplace

Workplace harassment and violence report

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jacquie Carr
Barbara MacQuarrie
Audrey Huntley
Sandy Welsh
Publisher: 
Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Documents the range of harassment behaviours women experience when they enter the workplace. Identifies the range of workplace harassment and violence that women experience and examines the effects of their experiences. Provides recommendations for reducing the risk of harassment and for providing women with support and legal remedies if they are harassed.

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ISBN 0968865534

Our health, our future: creating quality workplaces for Canadian nurses. Final report of the Canadian Nursing Advisory Committee

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English
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Online
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Advisory Committee on Health Human Resources
Publication Date: 
2002

Details 51 recommendations for improving the work life of nurses. Addresses the central issues identified as barriers to a quality workplace for Canadian nurses, namely: the need to increase the number of nurses; the need to improve the education and maximize the scope of practice of nurses; and the need to improve working conditions of nurses.

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Our health, our future: creating quality workplaces for Canadian nurses: a progress report on implementing the final report of t

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English
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Online
Author: 
Cathy Fooks
Lisa Maslove
Publisher: 
Canadian Policy Research Networks
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews progress on implementing the CNAC recommendations for improving the work life of nurses, by identifying policy-level factors hindering or helping progress.

Domestic violence prevention: a workplace initiative: resource guide for employers

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Manitoba Women's Directorate
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explains how violence against women is a workplace issue. Examines the costs to the workplace, including drops in productivity, increases in absenteeism and greater risk of violence in the workplace.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.D66 2004

Violence in the workplace

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English
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Online
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Provincial Association of Transition Houses of Saskatchewan (PATHS)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Regina, SK

Promotes workplace awareness of the difficulties faced by employees and co-workers who are victims of spousal abuse. Encourages employers to learn the basic facts about wife assault and to work with the community to foster preventative measures. Provides advice to employees on how to help a fellow worker who is the victim of spousal abuse.

International Labour Organization

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Slovakian
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Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights. Formulates international labour standards in the form of Conventions and Recommendations setting minimum standards of basic labour rights: freedom of association, the right to organize, collective bargaining, abolition of forced labour, equality of opportunity and treatment, and other standards regulating conditions across the entire spectrum of work related issues.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
+41.22.799.6111
Email Address: 
ilo@ilo.org
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Fax Number: 
+41.22.798.8685
Street Address: 
4, route des Morillons
City: 
Geneva 22
Postal/ZIP Code: 
CH-1211

Trying to work it out: women's experiences in small workplaces

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides a synthesis of research findings a study examining the coping and recovery processes of women of low-income status at–risk for/experiencing depression.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH WORK.M68 2001

People with disabilities: putting people first is the key to good communication

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English
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Online
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Society for Manitobans with Disabilities
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses communication tips and strategies with persons with disabilities in the workplace. Includes references.

Wife abuse - a workplace issue: a guide for change

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Donna Denham
Joan Gillespie
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides guidelines and information for people wishing to raise awareness of wife abuse in the workplace. Documents the stories and recommendations of 21 women who had been abused. Presents a workbook with training notes, handouts and activities for use in the development and facilitation of workshops on wife abuse, as well as an annotated bibliography of resources.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662202708

Workplace learnings about woman abuse: a guide for change

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Donna Denham
Joan Gillespie
Barbara Cottrell
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the struggles that organizations have faced as they deal with the issue of violence against women in the workplace. Identifies common challenges to making woman abuse a workplace issue, including reaching out to women of diverse groups, facilitating the involvement of men, and creating a workplace initiative on woman abuse.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662230175
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