Establishes Seneca's commitment to a barrier-free learning and working environment that enables academic and employment success and ensures compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
Establishes provisions to ensure that no individual be advantaged in securing and/or maintaining full- or part-time employment at Seneca as a result of nepotism.
Ensures that employees who are unable to perform their regular duties as a result of illness, injury, diminished capacity or disability will be accommodated if possible, as per requirements of the Ontario Human Rights Code or the Workplace Safety Insurance Act.
Defines standards of conduct that support Seneca’s mission and to assist employees in recognizing real and/or perceived conflict of interest situations so that they can take the initiative to disclose, manage and resolve such situations.
Ensures that providers of contracted services to Seneca adhere to safety requirements contained within all relevant health and safety legislation.
Governs behaviour and practices that potentially infringe(s) on an individual’s right to equal treatment without discrimination or an individual’s right to work or study free from harassment.
Ensures a learning and working environment in which all members of the Seneca are included, welcomed and respected.
Outlines the minimum academic and/or professional credentials required of employees who teach and/or facilitate courses, labs, and/or field/clinical placements at Seneca.
Promotes continuous improvement and professional growth for Seneca faculty.
Protects freedom of speech as it essential to discovery, critical assessment and the effective dissemination of knowledge and ideas and leads to social and economic advancement.
Ensures that current holiday celebrations are fully inclusive and respectful to all members of our community.
Establishes and maintains a safe and healthy work and learning environment for Seneca’s employees, students, contractors and visitors.
Guides the recruitment, selection and promotion of the most qualified people to achieve Seneca's strategic objectives and to increase its reputation as an employer of choice.
Recognizes that absences for religious observance are included in the Collective Agreements, Terms and Conditions of Employment for Administrative Staff and the Ontario Human Rights Code as a shared responsibility.
Ensures that Seneca has a process of investigation that protects the rights of individuals and holds individuals who have committed an act of sexual violence accountable.
Provides the mechanism to raise issues of a public concern that constitute: a criminal offence; negligent, improper or gross mismanagement of any Seneca or public funds; a serious, wilful and flagrant breach of federal, provincial, or municipal statute or college policy, procedure or regulation, and/or a substantial and specific danger to the environment or public health and safety.