Prohibited harassment is defined as any verbal or physical conduct of an offensive, intimidating or threatening nature when such conduct is based on or directed at an individual’s sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, age, military or
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other unlawful or prohibited basis.
Examples of prohibited conduct may include, but are not limited to: offensive statements, insults, epithets, or jokes; physically threatening behavior directed at another individual; using any form of communication to insult, demean or threaten another individual (including email or internet postings such as on Facebook, etc.); and/or other verbal or physical conduct if any of the above conduct is based on or directed at an individual’s protected classification, as listed above. All such harassment is strictly prohibited.