Our employees have the right to work in a safe work environment free from physical, emotional, or verbal abuse, including online/ social media harassment including threatening posts of "fake news" or "false accusations".
Any act of abuse directed to or against any of our team members or towards this business will not be tolerated!
ABUSE IS ANY VERBAL, EMOTIONAL, OR PHYSICAL THREAT SUCH AS SHOUTING, SWEARING, HITTING GESTURES, OR ANY OTHER INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR INCLUDING CYBERBULLYING.
Emotional abuse - involves nonphysical behavior that belittles another person and can include insults, put down, verbal threats or other tactics that make the victim feel threatened, inferior, ashamed or degraded.
Verbal abuse - a type of emotional abuse—is when someone uses their words to assault, dominate, ridicule, manipulate, and/or degrade another person and negatively impact this person's psychological health. Verbal abuse is a way for a person to control and maintain power over another person.
Online abuse - any type of abuse that happens on the internet
For more information about a Workplace Violence Prevention Program, visit Ontario Ministry of Labour