Prohibited Discrimination, Protected-Status Harassment, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Assault and Violence 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Cornell University Statement Rating: Green

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Protected-status harassment, including sexual harassment, occurs when an individual is targeted with verbal, written, visual, or physical conduct based on that person’s EEEO-protected status that unreasonably interferes with the individual’s work or academic performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or learning environment. The conduct constitutes harassment under any of the following conditions: … The conduct is sufficiently severe or pervasive to alter the conditions of the victim’s employment or academic pursuits, and creates a work or educational environment that a reasonable person would find abusive.

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