Respectful Conduct Policy

Related procedures

Respectful Conduct Procedure
Accommodation Procedure

Policy statement

The Town of Oakville is committed to maintaining a healthy, safe and supportive workplace for all employees that is free from discrimination and harassment.  All employees are to be treated with respect and dignity in keeping with the town’s values of accountability, dedication, honesty, innovation, respect and teamwork.


The purpose of this policy is to ensure that all employees are treated with respect and dignity and to provide a procedure to address concerns and issues.


This policy applies to all town employees (including but not limited to full-time, part-time, students, volunteers, temporary and interns), elected officials, any individual representing or acting on behalf of the town in any manner (i.e. contractors, consultants) and every person accessing town property, services, events and programs.

Policy details

Policy Number: HR-MNG-008
Section: Human Resources
Sub-Section: Manage
Author: Human Resources Department
Authority: Council
Effective Date: 2000 Jun 05
Review by Date: 2023


Ontario Human Rights Code

Occupational Health, Safety and Violence Policy

Workplace Violence Procedure

Employee Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct for Members of Council and Local Board Members

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005
Occupational Health & Safety Act

Accessible Employment Procedure
Any other relevant town policies and procedures