Flashcards in DPPH Deck (46):
DPPH stands for?
Discrimination Prevention Policy Handbook
The Fire Department (Department) is committed to providing all of its members with a work environment free from?
All Officers, Managers and Supervisors are expected to have a _ understanding of the Handbook's contents?
Members are reminded that they shall refrain from referring to the Handbook as Book?
Questions regarding the Handbook's contents or the Department's complaint or investigative procedures can be referred to the?
PSD EEO unit
Handbook, including the Supervisory Guides, have been significantly updated and that there are now "FIVE" parts to the Handbook?
1. LAFD Discrimination Prevention Policy and Complaint Procedures
2. LAFD Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy and Complaint Procedures
3. LAFD Disability and Reasonable Accommodation Policy and Accommodation Request Procedures
4. LAFD Lactation Accommodation Policy
5. Appendixes=BOFC roles,
The _ reserves the right to amend, supplement, or rescind any provisions of this Handbook,
The Fire Department (Department) maintains a _ policy toward discrimination, harassment and retaliation
Every _ in the Department is
responsible for ensuring that the workplace is free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation,
the Department forbids harassment against any individual based upon his or her membership in a _ and further forbids retaliation against anyone who opposes or reports discrimination or harassment or who participates in any such investigation or proceeding. NOT protected class?
protected class =14
_ is treating an individual differently in any employment practice or decision which INTENTIONALLY or UNINTENTIONALLY results in UNEQUAL treatment on the basis of the individual's membership in a protected class,
It is important to note that treatment that may be perceived as "_" may not necessarily be unlawful or a violation of the Department's non discrimination policies.
_ defined as UNSOLICITED and/or UNWLECOMED VERBAL or PHYSICAL conduct directed to an individual based on MEMBERSHIP in a protected class when?
A _ is a work atmosphere contaminated by a pattern of OFFENSIVE and UNWELCOME conduct directed at an individual's protected class status. "verbal or physical" "nature, severe or PERVASIVE, "UNREASONABLY INTERFERING with work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment.
Hostile Work Environment
_ are defined as any action taken or situation created in the workplace, which causes or is likely to cause bodily danger, physical harm, or personal degradation or disgrace resulting in physical or mental harm to another member
Members are strongly _ to promptly report the incidents.
Supervisors shall immediately _ and _ onto the Fire Department's Complaint Tracking System any incidents of discrimination or harassment.
Report and record
_ will serve as the Department's investigative body for all such claims and shall make recommendations to the Fire Chief if disciplinary action is necessary.
All Officers, Managers, and Supervisors are responsible for ensuring that their commands are free of discrimination, harassment and retaliation by scheduling appropriate _, seeking guidance from the proper Fire Department resources,
Supervisors who engage in harassing or retaliatory conduct may be held _ for such conduct.
Supervisors shall enter all complaints of discrimination they receive onto the _, even if the member considers their complaint to be "informal" or "unofficial", does not wish to have it investigated or only wishes to have it documented.
FIRE DEPARTMENT INTERNAL PROCEDURES? "CSFA"E
COMPLAINT TRACKING SYSTEM (CTS)
FIRE CHIEF AND FIRE COMMISSION
ANY CHIEF OFFICER OR SUPERVISOR
In order to DETER sexual harassment _ must be taken?
Prompt and appropriate action must be taken
Best tools for the ELIMINATION of sexual harassment in the workplace.
Prevention and Education
_ is generally defined as unsolicited, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature directed at a person of the same or of the opposite sex when
There are two types of sexual harassment.
"quid pro quo" harassment "this for that"offering favors or employment benefits,
"hostile work environment" unwelcome sexual conduct that interferes with an individual's work performance or creates an intimidating, offensive, or hostile work environment
Supervisors are responsible for ensuring that their commands are free of discrimination, harassment and relation by?
Seeking guidance from proper resources
Promptly conveying or distributing related material as directed
Responsibility for the PREVENTION of sexual harassment in the workplace is?
Right to Amend, Supplement, Rescind, any provisions of the DPPH is reserved by?
It is policy of the Department to provide equal employment opportunity to all members and applicants on the basis of?
Supervisors private office
Supervisor must take immediate action to?
Stop the behavior
Prevent a recurrence
Properly and completely report the incident
A complainants allegation that they cannot remain in their place of assignment should be?
Immediately shared with the entire chain of command
LAFD members role regarding potential incidents include?
Most agencies allow up to _ from the date of the alleged harassment? Cities discrimination complaint must be filed within _ of the MOST recent act?
DPPH "member" shall include?
"Complainant" includes any Fire pertinent member or non-member who wishes to file a complaint with the?
An ADVERSE employment action taken as a result of a member participating in a protected activity best defines?
Non-supervisory members receives information about alleged discrimination he/she is?
Not required to report but ENCOURAGED
Not unlawful for a Supervisor to request a medical or psychological examination for a member already on the job unless?
There is reason to believe member may not be able to competently perform their duties
Administrative LIGHT DUTY, normally a maximum duration of light duty assignment is?
If a member informs a supervisor of an "INFORMAL" or "UNOFFICAL" discrimination complaint and specifically states that they do not want to have it investigated, the officer shall?
Enter into CTS
Matters that should be referred to PSD EEO unit include?
All officer shall ensure that all members attend and complete training when mandated to make them aware of?
Conduct that could be construed as sexual harassment
Consequences of such actions
Harassment based upon membership in a protected class is a form of _ and is unlawful