Discrimination and Harassment Policy

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Harassment and discrimination to include discrimination and harassment on the basis of race; color; religion; national origin; ancestry; sex; age; marital status; familial status; sexual orientation; gender identity and expression; genetic informaton [sic]; disability; status as a veteran; or any other characteristic prohibited under applicable federal or state law (herinafter [sic] “protected categories”)

Not every act that might be offensive to an individual or a group will be considered as harassment.

Whether an environment is “hostile” or “abusive” can be determined only by looking at all circumstances.

These may include the frequency of the harassing conduct; its severity; whether it is physically threatening or a mere offensive utterance; and whether it unreasonably interferes with an employee’s or student’s performance.

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