OMCA Workplace Harassment Policy
The Ontario Motor Coach Association is committed to providing a work
environment in which all workers and members are treated with respect and
dignity. Harassment in the workplace or at OMCA sanctioned
events/activities/functions will not be tolerated from any person including but not limited to customers,
members, supervisors, OMCA staff, and members of the public.
harassment means engaging in a course of vexatious comment or conduct against a
worker in a workplace that is known or ought reasonably to be known to be
unwelcome or workplace sexual harassment.
sexual harassment means:
- engaging in a course of vexatious
comment or conduct against a worker in a workplace because of sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity or gender expression, where the course of
comment or conduct is known or ought reasonably to be known to be
- making a sexual solicitation or
advance where the person making the solicitation or advance is in a
position to confer, grant or deny a benefit or advancement to the worker
and the person knows or ought reasonably to know that the solicitation or
advance is unwelcome;
action taken by the employer or supervisor relating to the management and
direction of workers or the workplace is not workplace harassment.
are encouraged to report any incidents of workplace harassment to either the
President of the Association as the senior manager or to the Chair of the Board
will investigate and deal with all complaints or incidents of workplace
harassment in a fair, respectful and timely manner. Information provided about
an incident or about a complaint will not be disclosed except as necessary to
protect workers, to investigate the complaint or incident, to take corrective
action or as otherwise required by law.
officers of the association, and workers are expected to adhere to this policy,
and will be held responsible by the employer for not following it. Workers are
not to be penalized or disciplined for reporting an incident or for
participating in an investigation involving workplace harassment.