ARTICLE 60 – DISCRIMINATION AND INTIMIDATION
60.01 Neither the School Board nor any person acting on behalf of the School Board shall refuse to employ or to continue to employ any teacher or otherwise discriminate against any teacher in regard to employment or any term or condition of employment because the teacher is or was a member of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association or is or was exercising any right under this Agreement or the Teachers’ Collective Bargaining Act.
60.02 Neither the School Board nor any person acting on behalf of the School Board shall seek by intimidation, by threat of dismissal, or any other kind of threat, by the imposition of a pecuniary or other penalty or by any other means to compel a teacher to refrain from exercising any right under this Agreement or the Teachers’ Collective Bargaining Act.
60.03 The School Board agrees that there will be no discrimination or coercion exercised or practised by it with respect to any employee by reason of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, social origin, religious creed, religion, age, disability, disfigurement, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status, source of income and political opinion or by reason of their membership in the Association.
60.04 The School Board shall maintain a policy to ensure that the employees have a work environment which is free from sexual harassment.