Equal Opportunity and Discriminatory Harassment Policy

University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Discriminatory Harassment of a Non-Sexual Nature

UAB's policy also prohibits discriminatory harassment of a non-sexual nature, which includes verbal, physical, or graphic conduct that denigrates or shows hostility or aversion toward an individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability unrelated to job performance, veteran status, age over 40, genetic or family medical history, or other status protected by applicable law and that

  • Has the effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive employment, educational, or living environment; or
  • Has the effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's work performance or a student's academic performance.

UAB also adopts these principles with regard to discrimination or discriminatory harassment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.