The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, bullying, and misuse of authority and in which individual differences are valued and respected.
The JIBC does not condone and will not tolerate any discrimination, harassment, bullying, or misuse of authority that undermines the dignity, self-esteem, and respect of any employee, seconded staff, contractor or volunteer.
Respect is the cornerstone of our working relationships. All employees, seconded staff, contractors and volunteers share responsibility for creating a working environment that is free of discrimination, harassment, bullying and misuse of authority.
The JIBC considers discrimination, harassment, bullying or misuse of authority by any individual to be a serious breach of policy that requires immediate action. Such action may include disciplinary measures up to and including dismissal or expulsion.
Commitment to Prevention
The Justice Institute of British Columbia is committed to and responsible for:
The Justice Institute of British Columbia demonstrates commitment and responsibility for providing a discrimination, harassment and bully-free workplace by taking actions to:
Every employee, seconded staff, contractor or volunteer is required and obligated to play her or his part to:
The Director, Human Resources is responsible for reviewing each case on its individual merits and for ensuring that corrective measures are immediately taken when significant issues arise regarding compliance with this Policy. Corrective measures will range from education and training to discipline up to and including termination of employment or expulsion from an educational course and/or program.
This policy applies to all employees of the JIBC, seconded staff, contractors and volunteers. The policy covers complaints made by employees, seconded staff, contractors or volunteers of alleged discrimination, harassment, bullying, or misuse of authority by:
This policy applies to any location where the business of the JIBC is being conducted, including:
This policy applies to all workplace-related communications — including but not limited to in-person, telephonic, computer networks, information systems, applications, computers, smartphones, tablets and other communication devices and information assets, in writing, or through other mediums.
Last updated May 19, 2015
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