Revised Handbook of Operating Procedure – Glossary of Definitions

By August 28, 2013

Discrimination, including harassment, is defined as conduct directed at an individual because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status or sexual orientation that subjects the individual to treatment that adversely affects the individual’s employment or education.

Revised Handbook of Operating Procedure – Glossary of Definitions

By August 28, 2013

Harassment is defined as verbal or physical conduct that is directed at an individual because of his or her status. Such conduct will constitute harassment when it is sufficiently severe, pervasive or persistent to reasonably have the purpose or effect of creating a hostile environment that adversely affects the individual’s employment or education.