Department heads, managers and supervisors at Queen's University have a duty to respond to incidents of human rights that occur in the workplace, classroom or residences. As soon as they become aware of an issue, administrators must quickly embark upon an effective human rights resolution process, the goal of which is to restore the learning/living/working environment for all members of the community who have been adversely affected by the discrimination or harassment.
Should you have questions about conducting a human rights resolution process, please don't hesitate to contact the office or to consult the resources listed below.
Case-work Review:This website reviews a dozen recent cases dealing with workplace harassment all of which reveal a three-part message for employers who have been alerted to issues of harassment in the workplace:
Individual cases highlighted circumstances in which employers did not meet the duty to respond.