Country Canada
Year 2018
Type of Measure Other relevant laws > Employment/Labor law
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

In June 2018, Quebec passed legislation to amend its labour norms "the Loi modifiant la loi sur les normes du travail et d’autres dispositions législatives" to reinforce the provisions on psychological and sexual harassment in the workplace. The amendments also provide for spousal violence and sexual violence to be recognized as reasons for absence.

Source of Information

Canada's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.23