Workplace Harassment Policy

The University of Toronto Community Radio Incorporated, operating as CIUT S9.5 FM, is committed to providing an environment in which all people, whether staff, volunteers, or visitors, are treated with respect and dignity. Workplace harassment will not be tolerated from any person in the workplace including other staff or volunteers, supervisors er management, guests, vendors, or other members of the public.

Workplace harassment means engaging in a course of vexatious comment or conduct against another person that is known or ought reasonably to be known to be unwelcome in a workplace or workplace sexual harassment.

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 identiy 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;

Reasonable action taken by the employer or supervisor relating to the management and direction of workers or the workplace is not workplace harassment.

Workers are encouraged to report any incidents of workplace harassment to the station manager or the any member of the Board of Directors.

Management or the Board will investigate and address all complaints or incidents of workplace harassment in a fair, respectful, and timely manner. Information provided about an incident or about a complaint will not be disclosed except as necessary to protect workers, to investigate the complaint or incident, to take corrective action or as otherwise required by law.

Managers, supervisors, and workers are expected to adhere to this policy, and will be held responsible by the corporation for not following it, Workers and volunteers are not to be penalized or disciplined for reporting an incident or for participating in an investigation involving workplace harassment.

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