Human Rights & Equity Teleconnects
Teleconnects are offered over the course of the year addressing key issues in ONA members’ workplaces in the areas of discrimination, harassment and accommodation. All ONA members are entitled to participate. Registration information is e-mailed to Bargaining Unit Presidents, Local Coordinators and Human Rights and Equity Reps about one month prior to the teleconnect. This information is also posted on the ONA website on this page.
The format includes an education session followed by a question-and-answer period for participants to raise specific issues. The presentation PowerPoint slides and other related materials are available for members to download after each teleconnect.
Past Teleconnect: February, 13, 2013 ~ Personal Harassment and the Law
This teleconnect provided an overview of the relevant legislative and contractual provisions regarding bullying and personal harassment and reviewed recent case law examining the workplace harassment and violence provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Document Download: Personal Harassment and the Law PowerPoint Presentation
Document Download: Please Post Memo: Personal Harassment and the Law
Téléchargement du document : Le harcelement personnel et la loi
Human Rights and Equity Teleconnects will take place on June 25 and September 26, 2013.
Is Ageism Affecting Your Workplace?
Understanding and Respecting Generational Differences Among Healthcare Professionals
This teleconnect was based, in part, on a research study conducted by the Canadian Federation of Nurses with the goal of creating mutual understanding and respect among the diverse generations of nurses.
|Document Download||PowerPoint Presentation: Understanding and Respecting Generational Differences Among Healthcare Professionals - ONA Human Rights & Equity Teleconnect - September 11, 2012|
|Document Download||Resource materials: Understanding and Respecting Generational Differences among Healthcare Professionals - ONA Human Rights & Equity Teleconnect - September 11, 2012|
Tuesday, June 19: Putting the Brakes on Attendance Management: What is Permissible?
ONA Human Rights and Equity Vice President Andy Summers moderated this teleconnect. Pauline Lefebvre-Hinton, HR&E Specialist and Colin Johnson, Litigation Team Leader provided an overview of the many aspects of employer’s attendance management programs as well as the principles and case law underlying these programs.
Document Download: PowerPoint Presentation: Putting the Brakes on Attendance Management Programs.
Document Download: Please Post Memo: Teleconnect: Putting on the Brakes on Attendance Management
Bullying in the Workplace
This teleconnect provided an understanding of the destructive phenomenon of bullying in the workplace and how the union can assist members experiencing bullying in their respective bargaining units.
Understanding the Duty to Accommodate Disability and Family Status
Understanding Bill 168: Violence and Harassment in the Workplace
Bill 168 - Violence and Harassment in the Workplace. We examined ONA’s obligation and provide an understanding of the employer’s responsibility under the Bill. To ensure members are aware of recent amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) which came into force on June 15, 2010.
|Document Download||Agenda: Understanding Bill 168, March 31, 2011|
|Document Download||Workplace Violence and Harassment: Understanding the Law|
|Document Download||Chapter 23 Act to Amend OHSA|
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