I AM AN ALLY, I HAVE WITNESSED OR EXPERIENCED HARASSMENT AT WORK OR SEXUAL VIOLENCE

HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

Harassment in the workplace can be psychological or sexual in nature. It is conduct that:

  • is vexatious and repeated or vexatious and serious;
  • is hostile or unwanted;
  • violates dignity or physical or psychological integrity;
  • makes the work environment harmful.

Workplace harassment may include unwanted advances, threats, hurtful remarks or abuse of authority.

SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Sexual violence includes any act that is sexual in nature or involves sexuality, gender identity or expression of gender identity that is committed without consent, including:

  • any non-consensual sexual activity, ranging from touching to full sexual intercourse;
  • non-consensual distribution of intimate images;
  • sexual, homophobic or transphobic harassment, threats or intimidation.

Sexual violence may be physical or psychological in nature.

HOW IT WORKS

  • 1

    REQUEST

    Apply online, by phone or at our offices.

  • 2

    CHOICE OF LAWYER

    Receive the list of participating lawyers and choose according to their location, field of practice, language or any other criteria of your choice.

  • 3

    MEET

    We will put you in contact with your lawyer to arrange a first meeting.

AUTONOMY IS AT THE HEART OF OUR SERVICES.

We offer legal advice adapted to your situation and leave you the choice of whether or not to take steps that meet your needs. You will never have to file a complaint with the police or initiate legal proceedings to benefit from our services.

We collaborate with front-line support services to whom we can refer you for other needs.

Our services are free and confidential.

QUESTIONS?

These programs are fully funded by the Gouvernement du Québec and the Government of Canada.

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