Harassment (Policy 2.090)

 
Authority: F.S. 1001.64; 1004.65; 1000.05; FAC 6A-14.060
Date Adopted: 7/82 Rev. 7/92, 12/04, 5/05, 05/09, 02/2013
Date of Review: 05/09, 08/11, 01/2013

Policy:

In order to maintain the College community as a place of work and study for College faculty, staff, and students, harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, veterans’ or military status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status or any other factor protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations  is prohibited.

Harassment includes:

  1. Any slurs, innuendoes or other verbal or physical conduct reflecting on an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, veterans’ or military status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, or any other protected factor  which has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive education or work environment; has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with the individual's work or school performance or participation; or otherwise adversely affects an individual's employment or educational opportunities.
  2. The denial of or the provision of aid, benefits, grades, rewards, employment, faculty assistance, services, or treatment on the basis of sexual advances or requests for sexual favors.
  3. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition on an individual's employment or education; submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as a basis for educational or employment decisions affecting the individual; or such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's work or educational performance or creating a intimidating, hostile or offensive working or educational environment.

The President or designee shall establish a grievance procedure for potential redress of College faculty, staff, and students who wish to file a complaint dealing with alleged harassment.

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