Thank you to everyone who helped to support this important policy for our city. Kelly Fehr, Vernon City Councillor introduced this originally (for the second time) back in November.
8.b Respectful Workplace and Anti-Discrimination Policy and Resource/Developmental Considerations (2510-09)
THAT Council receive the memorandum titled “Respectful Workplace and Anti-Discrimination Policy and Resource/Developmental Considerations,” dated February 7, 2023, respectfully submitted by the Director, Human Resources;
AND FURTHER, that Council accept and approve the Respectful Workplace and Anti-Discrimination Policy for implementation, as presented;
AND FURTHER, that Council authorize $56,000 to place a 0.5 FTE in Human Resources, source of the funding for 2022 from year end unexpended, uncommitted funds, and ongoing in 2024 from taxation; AND FURTHER, that Administration does not support moving forward with an application to join the Canadian Commission for UNESCO’s Coalition Against Racism.