Human rights complaint leads to implementation of mandatory training at RRC Polytech

Red River College Polytechnic has made changes to ensure a respectful college environment as part of a settlement agreement with a student who filed a human rights complaint in 2016. The student, who identifies as transgender and non-binary, said they experienced repeated abuse, harassment, and discrimination from other students and that little was done by the institution after they reported the abuse. RRC Polytech says that those who were involved in the behaviour were suspended, but that the institution should have taken additional steps in a timely fashion. RRC Polytech made respectful college training compulsory for faculty and staff last year and, as part of the settlement, has made this training mandatory for all School of Skilled Trades and Technology students. CBC| Winnipeg Free Press (Acct. Req.) Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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