It is also a violation of this policy to use derogatory or demeaning slurs to refer to a person's race., gender., age., religion., disability affectional or sexual orientation., or ethnic background which have the effect of harassing an employee or creating a hostile work environment.[...]
Examples of Behaviors That May Constitute Prohibited Workplace Discrimination or Harassment Include, But Are Not Limited To:
* Calling another by an unwanted nickname which refers to one or more of the above characteristics or telling ethnic jokes which harass an employee or create a hostile work environment.
* Using derogatory references regarding any of the above characteristics in any job-related communication.
* Displaying or distributing material in the workplace that contains language or images that are derogatory or demeaning. based upon any of the foregoing classifications.