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Alberta currently does not have full legislation documenting workplace bullying as a major health and workplace concern. There are currently limited parameters that businesses/organizations must meet under the current Occupational Health & Safety Act.
We feel Section 27 needs to repealed and an amendment to the OH&S made protecting employees who experience severe trauma in the workplace, holding businesses/organizations accountable for mental health injury as a result of workplace bullying and mandatory health and safety investigations when an employee is forced to leave work based on established criteria.
WHEREAS workplace bullying in British Columbia undermines the health and wellbeing of people in the province, reduces productivity for business, increases the need for public services, and creates unsafe work environments...