Respectful Conduct Policy

Related procedures

HR-MNG-008-001 RZone Procedure
HR-MNG-008-002 Respectful Conduct Procedure
HR-MNG-008-003 Accommodation Procedure

Policy statement

The Town of Oakville is committed to maintaining a healthy, safe and supportive workplace for all employees that is free from discrimination and harassment.  All employees are to be treated with respect and dignity in keeping with the town’s values of accountability, dedication, honesty, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that all employees are treated with respect and dignity and to provide a procedure to address concerns and issues.

Scope

This policy applies to all town employees (including but not limited to full-time, part-time, students, volunteers, temporary and interns), councillors, contractors, consultants, workers and every person accessing town property, services, events and programs.

Policy details

Policy Number: HR-MNG-008
Section: Human Resources
Sub-Section: Manage
Author: Human Resources Department
Authority: Council
Effective Date: 2000 Jun 05
Review by Date: 2017
Last Modified: 2012 Dec 17

References

Ontario Human Rights Code

Occupational Health, Safety and Violence Policy

Workplace Violence Procedure

Employee Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct for Members of Council and Local Board Members

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005

Accessible Employment Procedure

Any other relevant town policies and procedures