6:004 Discrimination and Harassment According to Protected Categories other than Intercourse – problem and research Procedures

Discrimination and Harassment predicated on Protected Categories other than Intercourse – problem and research Procedures

Policy Statement

This is the policy of Austin Peay State University so it will not tolerate discrimination or harassment on such basis as competition, color, religion, ethnic or nationwide beginning, impairment, age (as relevant), status as a protected veteran, hereditary information, and/or some other lawfully protected class. Such harassment and discrimination are strictly forbidden by Austin Peay State University (APSU or University).

Function

This policy offers the orderly quality of complaints of discrimination or harassment based on battle, color,

Faith, cultural or origin that is national impairment, age (as relevant), status as being a protected veteran, hereditary information, and/or any kind of legally protected course.

Complaints associated with misconduct that is intimate sexual discrimination, and sexual harassment (including claims centered on maternity, sexual orientation, or sex identity/expression) ought to be addressed underneath the procedures established in APSU Policy 6:001 – Misconduct, Discrimination, and Harassment predicated on Intercourse (Including Pregnancy, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity/Expression). This policy shall maybe maybe perhaps not connect with complaints that are such. Fair and prompt consideration shall be provided with to all or any complaints relative to the procedures established below.

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Definitions

Discrimination

Discrimination may possibly occur by:

Harassment is conduct that’s centered on a person’s race, color, faith, creed, cultural or nationwide beginning, impairment, age as relevant, status as being a protected veteran, hereditary information, or just about any other category protected by federal or state civil legal rights legislation, that

  • Adversely affects a term or condition of an individual’s work, training, involvement in college tasks or living environment.
  • Gets the function or effectation of unreasonably interfering with an employment that is individual’s educational performance or producing a daunting, aggressive, unpleasant or abusive environment for the in-patient; or
  • Is employed as being a foundation for or an issue in decisions that tangibly affect that individual’s employment, training, involvement when you look at the university’s tasks or residing environment.

Types of such conduct include, but are not restricted to spoken or real conduct associated with an employee’s nationwide beginning, battle, surname, pores and skin or accent, unpleasant or derogatory jokes centered on a protected category, racial or cultural slurs, unwanted reviews of a person’s faith or spiritual clothes, unpleasant graffiti, cartoons or images, or unpleasant remarks about an age that is person’s.

Student-on-Student Conduct

Procedures

These processes will be employed by:

  1. Any worker or pupil whom thinks that she or he happens to be put through discrimination or harassment based on competition, color, faith, creed, cultural or nationwide beginning, impairment, age as relevant, status as being a protected veteran, hereditary information, and just about every other category protected by federal or state civil legal rights legislation linked to Austin Peay State University (APSU);
  2. Any former worker or student whom thinks that she or he happens to be afflicted by discrimination or harassment on such basis as battle, color, faith, creed, cultural or nationwide beginning, disability, age as relevant, status as being a protected veteran, hereditary information, and just about every other category protected by federal or state civil legal rights legislation associated with Austin Peay State University (APSU) in the event that conduct were held in the period of work or enrollment at APSU;
  3. Any employee or pupil that has familiarity with discrimination or harassment based on competition, color, faith, creed, cultural or national beginning, impairment, age as applicable, status as being a protected veteran, hereditary information, and just about every other category protected by federal or state civil liberties law pertaining to Austin Peay State University (APSU) against another worker or student to be able to report such offenses; and,
  4. All 3rd events with who APSU has an academic or method of trading whom thinks they have been put through discrimination or harassment based on battle, color, faith, creed, cultural or origin that is national impairment, age as relevant, status as being a protected veteran, hereditary information, and just about every other category protected by federal or state civil liberties legislation associated with Austin Peay State University (APSU).

This policy is used to especially deal with the offenses defined herein.

All workers and pupils can be knowledgeable of policies concerning discrimination and harassment.

All faculty users, pupils, and staff are susceptible to this Policy. Any faculty user, pupil, or staff discovered to possess violated this Policy by participating in behavior constituting discrimination or harassment are going to be at the mercy of disciplinary action that will add dismissal, expulsion or termination, or any other appropriate sanction.