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UNW Collective Agreement

Article 51 - Sexual Harassment

51.01 The Government of the Northwest Territories is committed to promoting a work environment, which is free from sexual harassment. Every employee has the right to freedom from harassment in the workplace because of sex by his/her Employer or agent of the Employer or by another employee.
51.02 Sexual harassment is defined as any conduct, gesture or contact of a sexual nature that:
  (a) is likely to cause offence or humiliation; or
  (b) that might, on reasonable grounds, be perceived by an employee as placing a condition of a sexual nature on employment or on any opportunity for training or promotion.
51.03 A grievance under this Article may be initiated at any step of the grievance procedure. Grievances under this Article will be handled with all possible confidentiality and dispatch.