HRM 108: Harassment Prevention

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It is the University’s policy that all individuals within the University community have the right to an environment free from any type of discrimination, including any form of harassment. The University is committed to that policy, and under no circumstances will the University tolerate any form of harassment, which includes, but is not limited to: threatening, offensive or intimidating behavior or remarks, demands for sexual favors, or severe and pervasive behavior that creates a hostile or intimidating work environment, because of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, non-job related disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

All employees, supervisors and non-supervisory personnel and guests, including students, vendors, contractors or visitors, are strictly prohibited from engaging in inappropriate or offensive touching of any employee, offensive sexual flirtations, advances or propositions, verbal abuse of a sexual nature, verbal comments about an individual’s body, sexually degrading words used to describe an individual, displaying sexually suggestive objects or pictures in the workplace, or any other conduct that creates a sexually hostile environment.

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