Policy Against Discrimination and Sexual Harassment - Complaint Procedure: Policy Against Sexual Harassment

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Under this policy, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other visual, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual or gender bias nature constitute sexual harassment when: ... The conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual's academic or work performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment in which to work or learn.

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Examples of unwelcome conduct of a sexual or gender related nature that may constitute sexual harassment may, but do not necessarily, include, and are not limited to: ... Sexually explicit or gender related statements, comments, questions, jokes, innuendoes, anecdotes, or gestures; ... Displaying sexually suggestive objects, pictures, magazines, cartoons, or screen savers; ...