Publications

Pregnancy & Human Rights in the Workplace - Policy and Best Practices

Are you an employer or employee under federal jurisdiction looking to better understand your rights, obligations, and duites regarding pregnancy in the workplace? This policy and set of best practices explains some of the benefits of providing a respectful and inclusive workplace for pregnant employées. It also identifies potentially discriminatory practices, and offers practical solutions.

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A template for developing a workplace Accommodation Policy

This Accommodation Policy Template was developed by the Canadian Human Rights Commission to help employers meet their human rights obligations. This easy-to-use tool is for employers that may not have the time or resources to develop an accommodation policy.

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A template for developing an Anti-Harassment Policy

This Anti-harassment Policy Template was developed by the Canadian Human Rights Commission to help employers meet their human rights obligations. This easy-to-use tool is for employers that may not have the time or resources to develop their own anti-harassment policy.

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Dispute Resolution Operating Procedures

Are you filing a human rights complaint with the Commission? Are you aware of the rules and guidelines that must be followed in order for your complaint to be valid? The following document provides instructions on how to prepare and file your complaint with the Commission. It also provides a list of responsibilities for all parties involved.

Your Guide to Understanding the Canadian Human Rights Act

Has discrimination affected you? What can you do about it? This guide explains what discrimination is, how the law prohibits it, and what to do if someone discriminates against you.

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Are you pregnant? Are you planning to become pregnant?

Are you pregnant or planning to become pregnant? Do you require workplace accommodations because of your pregnancy? This is a quick, one-page glance at your rights and responsibilities as an employee.

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Pregnancy and Human Rights In the Workplace - Employer's Guide

Are you an employer? Do you know your responsibilities to pregnant employees in the workplace? This guide can help you create a respectful work environment that prevents discrimination related to pregnancy.

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