2004 Carleton University Employment Equity Work Plan Objective 6

Objective 6: To Provide a Supportive, Safe and Secure Work Environment for Designated Group Members to Aid Them in Participating Fully in the Life of the University

  1. Develop a comprehensive set of human rights plicies and procedures to ensure a working environment free from discrimination and welcoming of diversity.Responsibility: Human Rights Implementation Committee

    Timeline: Completed 2000

  2. Adopt a comprehensive set of human rights policies and procedures as University policy.Responsibility: Carleton University Senate, Carleton University Board of Governors

    Timeline: Completed 2001

  3. Develop a comprehensive program of training for all employees of the Carleton University community on their rights and obligations under the Human Rights Policies and Procedures.Responsibility: Equity Services

    Timeline: 2002 and ongoing

  4. Provide equity and human rights training for all new employees during their orientation to the University.Responsibility: Human Resources, Equity Services

    Timeline: Ongoing

  5. Develop a comprehensive program of training for selected student groups during Prelude on their rights and obligations under the Human Rights Policies and Procedures.Responsibility: Equity Services

    Timeline: 2002 and ongoing

  6. Develop a “Chilly Climate” workshop that deals with issues that limit the participation of women in science and engineering careers.Responsibility: Associate Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Design, Equity Services

    Timeline: Completed 2004

  7. Conduct ongoing safety audits of the campus. Foot Patrol (CUSA)Responsibility: Personal Safety Committee

    Timeline: 1991 and ongoing

  8. Develop a protocol and pamphlet for handling sexual assault and “date rape.”Responsibility: Equity Services, Health and Counselling Services, Personal Safety Committee

    Timeline: 2004-2005

  9. Develop a protocol and pamphlet for handling stalking by members of the University community.Responsibility: Equity Services, Health and Counselling Services, Personal Safety Committee

    Timeline: 2004-2005

  10. Maintain minimal personal safety standards regarding parking and traffic safety on campus and all new construction (interior and exterior).Responsibility: Vice-President (Finance and Administration), Physical Plant

    Timeline: Ongoing

  11. Re-distribute safety stickers with Carleton University emergency numbers and Foot Patrol numbers throughout the campus to be affixed to each telephone.Responsibility: Equity Services

    Timeline: 2005

  12. Install regular lighting upgrades in tunnel system.Responsibility: Vice-President (Finance and Administration), Physical Plant

    Timeline: Ongoing

  13. Establish and monitor procedures governing tunnel painting to ensure that images do not promote violence, contain abusive language, constitute personal attacks on individuals, appear threatening, contain racist or sexist images or promote stereotypes of persons with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, lesbians, gays, bisexual or transgendered persons.Responsibility: Equity Services, University Safety, Personal Safety Committee

    Timeline: Completed 2002 and ongoing

  14. Conduct periodic full accessibility audits of the University campus. (Note: Prior to 1990, annual audits were performed but not using a standard set of citeria).Responsibility: Paul Menton Centre, Equity Services

    Timeline: 1990, 2004

  15. Establish special parking accommodation measures for members of the University community with temporary disabilities (up tp two months) to allow for parking in the most convenient lot, space permitting.Responsibility: University Services

    Timeline: Completed and ongoing

  16. Ensure that there is access for persons with disabilities in all buildings on campus.Responsibility: Vice-President (Finance and Administration), Physical Plant

    Timeline: Ongoing

  17. Upgrade exterior lighting for campus buildings and pathways where required.Responsibility: Vice-President (Finance and Administration), Physical Plant

    Timeline: Ongoing

  18. Upgrade elevators on campus to accommodate persons with disabilities.Responsibility: Vice-President (Finance and Administration), Physical Plant

    Timeline: Ongoing

  19. Ensure that sufficient walkways across campus are accessible to persons with disablities.Responsibility: Vice-President (Finance and Administration), Physical Plant

    Timeline: Ongoing

  20. Complete planned accessibility projects funded by the Dedicated Access Fund.Responsibility: Vice-President (Finance and Administration), Physical Plant

    Timeline: Ongoing

  21. Ensure that the Campus Master Plan takes into account accessibility issues for all new construction and redesign.Responsibility: Vice-President (Finance and Administration), Equity Services

    Timeline: 1996, 2002 and ongoing

  22. Develop a Univeristy-wide Web-page template that complies with priority one (level A) W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines to ensure access to University communications for persons with visual disabilities.Responsibility: Vice-President (Advancement), University Communications

    Timeline: Ongoing

  23. Negotiate Special Leave of two days for religious observance.Responsibility: Management, CUPE 2424

    Timeline: Completed 2003

  24. Install footbaths adjacent to the Muslim Prayer Space in the University Centre.Responsibility: Vice-President (Finance and Administration), Physical Plant

    Timeline: Completed, 1996 and 1997

  25. Install venting in the Aboriginal Community Circle Lounge to accommodate sweet-grass ceremonies.Responsibility: Vice-President (Finance and Administration), Physical Plant

    Timeline: Completed 2002

  26. Develop an Aboriginal Vision that addresses recruitment, retention and support of Aboriginal peoples in the University community.Responsibility: President, Presidential Advisory Committee on Aboriginal Issues

    Timeline: 2004 and ongoing

  27. Re-establish a Visiting-Elder Program to provide support to Aboriginal members of the University community and to introduce the University community to the rich traditions and talent in the Aboriginal community.Responsibility: Equity Services

    Timeline: Completed 2003 and ongoing

  28. Work collaboratively with the Centre for Initiatives in Education to provide supportive programs and services for Aboriginal students on campus.Responsibility: Equity Services

    Timeline: 2002 and ongoing

  29. Work collaboratively with the Aboriginal Student Council to provide supportive cultural programs and services for Aboriginal students on campus.Responsibility: Equity Services

    Timeline: 1993 and ongoing

  30. Install four new computers in the Aboriginal Lounge.Responsibility: President, Equity Services

    Timeline: Completed 2004

  31. Establish an Interfaith Advisory Council to advise on matters relating to recognition of difference and religious observance.Responsibility: Equity Services, Chaplaincy

    Timeline: 2004

  32. Develop a Wellness Program for University employees.Responsibility: Human Resources, Wellness Committee

    Timeline: Competed 2001 and ongoing

  33. stablish an Employee Recognition Program.Responsibility: Human Resources, Employee Recognition Committee

    Timeline: Completed 2001 and ongoing

    34. Train managers and supervisors in employee recognition.

    Responsibility: Human Resources

    Timeline: Completed 2001 and ongoing

  34. Establish an employee-recognition tool-kit for managers.Responsibility: Human Resources

    Timeline: Completed 2001 and ongoing

  35. Establish an employee recognition award program.Responsibility: Employee Recognition Committee

    Timeline: Completed 2002 and ongoing

  36. Provide information on child-care services (both on and off campus) and provide information on elder care.Responsibility: Equity Services, Wellness Program

    Timeline: Ongoing

  37. Revise the Orientation Checklist used by managers to include items related to the provision of supportive working environments for designated group members.Responsibility: Equity Services, Human Resources

    Timeline: Completed 2003

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