Workplace training in anti-bullying

As of November 1, 2013, B.C. businesses have new obligations under the Workers Compensation Act to take action to prevent bullying and harassment in the workplace.

Your obligations: To comply, all B.C. businesses need to create an anti-bullying and anti-harassment policy and procedures around reporting and investigation, as well as train all workers and supervisors to recognize and respond to this issue.

Course requirement: As part of the legislation, all B.C. business owners and workers need to be trained to recognize and respond to bullying and harassment.

Exclusive savings for Chamber members:The BC Chamber has partnered with Respect Group to provide Chamber members access to a compliant online course at a discounted price. Program details:

Proactive online solution

World class online learning program and compliance tool

90 minute self-guided program

With testing and certification this enables your organization to demonstrate compliance

Available to BC Chamber members for $32 plus tax (rather than $40). To register an employer and/or employees, please contact Brad Blaisdell at bblaisdell@respectgroupinc.com or 604.239.5523. To access the discount, please quote Chamber code. (Contact Ucluelet Chamber of Commerce for code)

Visit http://respectintheworkplace.com/for more information about the program We hope that this information will assist you in complying with these new requirements. You can call Sue and the Ucluelet Chamber of Commerce for more information on this program.

Best regards

Susan Payne, UCOC

Just Posted

Vancouver measles outbreak prompts vaccine vigilance on Island

No cases here yet, but Island health authorities push measles vaccinations - and not just for kids

The long winding road to Tofino-Ucluelet—then and now

If you are feeling frustrated about the Highway 4 closures, sit back read about what came before.

B.C. BUDGET: Surplus $374 million after bailouts of BC Hydro, ICBC

Growth projected stronger in 2020, Finance Minister Carole James says

Farm and Garden Show coming to Tofino

Greenthumbs unite at the Tofino Botanical Gardens from Feb. 22-24.

Steelhead LNG stops work on Kwispaa LNG project near Bamfield

Huu-ay-aht First Nations ‘deeply disappointed; Steelhead says funding is the problem

VIDEO: Massive elk herd runs across Washington State highway

Elk have been making an appearance in the Pacific Northwest

Winter storm freezes U.S., halts air travel

Storm dumps snow or heavy rain, snarls travel in much of U.S.

Gwyneth Paltrow: Skier sued me to exploit my fame, wealth

The incident happened in Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah

B.C. Seniors Advocate questions labour shortage in care homes

Are there really no workers, or are care aide wages too low?

B.C. business groups worry about looming economic decline in wake of NDP budget

The party’s second government budget focused on plenty of spending, business advocates say

Man injured in police shooting near Nelson has died: B.C. police watchdog

The death follows an incident in Bonnington on Feb. 13

Experts urge caution after 10 human-triggered avalanches across B.C.

One man is still stuck after avalanche on south coast

‘It consumed my life’: Inside the world of gaming addiction

World Health Organization classifies gaming disorder as a mental health condition

Police seize bottles of grapefruit vodka from wanted man’s snow-pants

The men were pushing two shopping carts with a woman inside

Most Read