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Workplace Sexual Harassment: Building Legal Awareness and a Culture of Consent at Work

Wednesday, January 17th, 2024 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Louis Riel Room, Main Floor – McMaster Hall

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“Just under half of us still witness or experience inappropriate sexualized or discriminatory behaviour at work.” – Canadian Centre for Justice and Community Safety Statistics, 2020

Workplace Sexual Harassment: Building Legal Awareness and a Culture of Consent at Work

Wednesday, January 17
12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Room 143, Health Studies Complex (BU Campus)

Limited to 30 people per session. Please register to attend.

Workplace sexual harassment is a harmful pattern that negatively impacts the individual staff, as well as larger workplace units and teams.

This workshop will focus on:

  • Identifying and discussing the underlying issues that may lead to harmful workplace sexual harassment
  • Developing a culture of consent at work that encourages respect and understanding in the workplace
  • Highlighting effective skills for bystander intervention
  • Learning how to better support staff who have disclosed, or wish to disclose, experiences of workplace sexual harassment
  • The rights of employees and the responsibilities of employers defined by employment law in Manitoba
  • Navigating the local resource map of workplace sexual harassment support available for Manitobans

Facilitators: Lauren Barbara Checkley, SERC & Richard McCrae, Occupational Health Centre MB

Introductory video to Consent at Work (1 minute)

The ‘Consent at Work’ workshop has been developed to help workplaces across Manitoba build safer cultures. A partnership between KLINIC Community Health, MB Occupational Health Centre, Sexuality Education Resource Centre (SERC) MB and Community Legal Education Association. Funded by the Department of Justice Canada.



Brandon University is committed to being an accessible institution. To ensure that any event is available to all who are interested in attending, please advise us in advance of any accessibility considerations. Accessibility contact: communications@brandonu.ca


Wednesday, January 17th, 2024
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Event Category:


Human Resources