Office of Equity, Diversity and Compliance: Types of Harassment- Hostile Environment 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies, Statement School: Appalachian State University Statement Rating: Yellow

Relevant excerpt

Different types of behaviors--verbal, non-verbal, gestures and physical contact--can create a hostile environment. Some behaviors that might constitute a hostile working, learning and/or living environment are:
* showing demeaning photos, calendars, cartoons, or graphic content in a non-artistic work area where it is reasonably expected that co-workers could view them
* persistently telling offensive stories or jokes that stereotype members on the basis of a protected category ....

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