Office of Equity and Diversity: Harassment

Category: Harassment Policies School: California State University – Long Beach Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: September 7, 2017

Relevant excerpt

The following are examples of behavior that could be interpreted as harassment. These examples are meant to be illustrative only and are not an inclusive list.

–Written communications, such as sending inappropriate jokes or comments in print or by electronically;

–Verbal communications, such as making graphic or degrading comments about an individual and/or his/her body or personal characteristics, or using epithets, derogatory comments or slurs;

–Physical acts, such as unwanted touching, physical interference, or event assault;

–Visual acts or displays, such as derogatory cartoons, drawings, or posters, or inappropriate gestures;

–Making uwelcome sexual advances or propositions, or offering benefits or giving preferential treatment in exchange for sexual favors;

–Making or threatening reprisals after a negative response to unwelcome conduct.

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