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Respectful Workplace Policies

If the concern is...

  • Discrimination - unfair differential treatment of an individual or group, whether intended or not, on the basis of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, age or unrelated criminal conviction.  
     
  • Discriminatory Harassment - abusive, unfair, offensive, or demeaning treatment of a person or group of persons related to their race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, age or unrelated criminal conviction that a reasonable person would now or ought to know would:
    • have the effect of interfering with an individuals' work or participation in work-related activities; or
    • create an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment for work or participation in a work-related activity.
  • Personal harassment - any behaviour by an individual directed against another individual that a reasonable person would know or ought to know would cause offence, humiliation, or intimidation, where the conduct serves no legitimate work-related purpose;
     
  • Bullying - any repeated or systematic behaviour, physical, verbal or psychological, including shunning, which would be seen by a reasonable person as intending to belittle, intimidate, coerce or isolate another person.

Then the Island Health policy/procedure is...

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