Policy and Procedures Prohibiting Harassment and Discrimination 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Wisconsin – Green Bay Statement Rating: Red Last updated: May 12, 2014

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Prohibited harassment is conduct based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability and any other legally protected basis when: … 2. Such conduct creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work, academic, or residential environment; or 3. Such conduct otherwise adversely affects employment or academic opportunities.

Examples of such prohibited conduct when based upon a legally protected status include, but are not limited to:

  • Verbal abuse or hostile behavior such as insulting, teasing, mocking, degrading, or ridiculing another person or group;
  • Unwelcome or inappropriate physical contact, comments, questions, advances, jokes, epithets, or
  • Displays or electronic transmission of derogatory, demeaning, or hostile materials ….

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