Retaliation Policy (SC18)


Issued May 2022 by the Office of the University Counsel

The Office of the University Counsel has issued these Explanatory Notes to provide information regarding the Retaliation Policy and any associated Procedures, Rules, or Guidelines. 
Pursuant to the Regulatory Framework Policy (GA2), the Policy and any associated Procedure and Rules set out requirements that must be adhered to by members of the UBC community. However, Guidelines are non-binding and are merely intended to provide guidance to the UBC community. Guidelines may include illustrative examples, best practices, or recommendations. Similarly, these Explanatory Notes are informational only and do not have any regulatory effect.
The Responsible Executive(s) have primary responsibility for the implementation and administration of the Policy and any associated Procedures and Rules. Any questions regarding implementation and administration should be directed to the Responsible Executive(s). Any questions regarding the interpretation of the Policy and any associated Procedures and Rules may be directed to the Office of the University Counsel.
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Policy Short Title: Retaliation Policy
Policy Long Title: Retaliation, Safe Disclosure, and Reporting Policy
Policy Number: SC18

View the Retaliation Policy and Related Documents:
Retaliation Policy and Associated Procedures

Policy Date: April 2020
Procedures Date: April 2020

Responsible Executive(s):
Vice‐President, Students
Vice‐President, Human Resources

Responsible Board Committee: Executive Committee

Related Policies:
Regulatory Framework Policy (GA2)
Research Policy (LR2)
Human Research Policy (LR9)
Health and Safety Policy (SC1)
COI Policy (SC3)
Scholarly Integrity Policy (SC6)
Discrimination Policy (SC7)
Investigations Policy (SC8)
Disaster Management Policy (SC10)
At‐Risk Behaviour Policy (SC13)
Information Systems Policy (SC14)
Financial Investigations Policy (SC15)
Sexual Misconduct Policy (SC17)

Related Legislation:
University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 468)
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (R.S.B.C. 1996 c. 165)