Respectful Workplace (Harassment Prevention), P.009.HR

The OCDSB has recently revised (Nov 2016) its Respectful Workplace Policy which includes harassment of one employee by another. Neither your Union nor the Board condone any form of harassment including that of harassment of OTs by administration. OTs must be treated respectfully. Please read the definitions below and inform David Wildman – 613-221-9135 – immediately if any of the conditions apply to you.

OCDSB Policy, RESPECTFUL WORKPLACE (HARASSMENT PREVENTION), P.009.HR http://www.ocdsb.ca/ab-ocdsb/p-n-p/Policies%20and%20Procedures/P%20009%20HR%20-%20Respectful%20Workplace%20(Harassment%20Prevention).pdf

Definitions: Below are the definitions of harassment as presented in the policy.

2.10 Workplace harassment means a) engaging in a course of vexatious comment or conduct against a worker in a workplace that is known or ought reasonably to be known to be unwelcome, or b) workplace sexual harassment or workplace racial or ethnocultural harassment.

2.11 Workplace racial or ethnocultural harassment means engaging in a course of vexatious comment or conduct against a worker in a workplace because of the worker’s ancestry, place of origin, ethnic or national origin, citizenship, religion or any expression thereof (e.g. attire), where the course of comment or conduct is known or ought reasonably to be known to be unwelcome.

2.12 Workplace sexual harassment means a) engaging in a course of vexatious comment or conduct against a worker in a workplace because of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, where the course of comment or conduct is known or ought reasonably to be known to be unwelcome, or b) making a sexual solicitation or advance where the person making the solicitation or advance is in a position to confer, grant or deny a benefit or advancement to the worker and the person knows or ought reasonably to know that the solicitation or advance is unwelcome.

OCDSB Procedure, Respectful Workplace  PR 652 HR PR 652 HR – Respectful Workplace

OCDSB Procedure,Alleged Harassment  PR 541 HR PR 541 HR – Alleged Harassment Of An Employee

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