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 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.
- Non-Discrimination/Harassment Policy (M.A.P.P. 1.35) & Non-Discrimination/Harassment Policy – Administrative Procedures (M.A.P.P. 1.35)
- Employment Equity Policy (M.A.P.P. 3.2)
Discrimination and Harassment Policies
The following unions and employee groups have articles on non-discrimination/ harassment in their agreements:
- UWOFA – University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (page 108)
- UWOFA – Librarians and Archivists (page 54)
- UWOSA – University of Western Ontario Staff Association (see Article 4)
- PMA – Professional Managerial Association (M.A.P.P. 6.12)
- CUPE Local 2361 – Physical Plant (see Article 3)
- CUPE Local 2692 – Food Services (see Article 3)
- IUOE Local 772 – Operating Engineers (see Article 3)
- OPSEU – Campus Police (see Article 5)
- PSAC - Graduate Teaching Assistants (see Article 20)
- PSAC - Postdoctoral Associates (see Article 7)
- SAGE – Select Administrative Group Employees (M.A.P.P. 8.3)
Employment Equity Policies
The following unions and employee groups have articles on employment equity in their agreements:
- UWOFA – University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (page 125)
- UWOFA – Librarians and Archivists (page 74)
- UWOSA – University of Western Ontario Staff Association (see Article 36)
- PSAC - Graduate Teaching Assistants (see Article 26)
- PSAC - Postdoctoral Associates (see Article 8)
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.