Workplace Violence, Policy on
Description: Describes workplace violence and the University's commitment to protect its workers from workplace violence.
Notes: Reviewed by President and Vice-Presidents, January 27, 2010. Approved by Board Governance and Human Resources Committee February 10, 2010. Approved by the Board of Governors February 22, 2010. Effective March 1, 2010. Re-approved by the Board of Governors 2013/06/24.
Approval Authority: Board of Governors
Signature: "Paul Cantor"
- York University is committed to protecting all persons working for York University and shall take reasonable precautions to prevent workplace violence.
- York University shall assess, and reassess as necessary, the risks of workplace violence that may arise from the nature of the workplace, the type of work or the conditions of work.
- Anyone who engages in workplace violence shall be subject to complaint procedures, investigation, remedies, sanctions and discipline up to and including termination.