Equity and Human Rights

Policies & Procedures

Western University has a number of policies related to equity and human rights issues. The University has also agreed with several unions and employee groups to include equity and human rights articles in the Collective or Employment Agreements of many of the unions and employee groups on campus.

University-wide policies

University-wide policies apply to all members of the campus community. However, where there is a conflict between these policies and the provisions of a collective agreement or employment agreement the latter shall take precedence.

Discrimination and Harassment Policies

The following unions and employee groups have articles on non-discrimination/ harassment in their agreements:

Employment Equity Policies

The following unions and employee groups have articles on employment equity in their agreements:

Duty to Accommodate Guidelines

Western University has created guidelines to assist with accommodating the needs of its community members. Please see the Duty to Accommodate Guidelines on the Human Resources website for more information.

Code of Student Conduct

The Code of Student Conduct defines the general standard of conduct expected of students and provides examples of conduct that may be subject to disciplinary action by the University. It also sets out disciplinary procedures and cites examples of sanctions that may be imposed. Please see the Code of Student Conduct for more information.