Discrimination Cases, Fall 2015

COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS PROCESS OUTCOME
Academic* Academic* Age, disability Biased workspace assignment Closed Early resolution Complaint premature; space decision not finalized
Anonymous Department Sexual orientation Department unwelcoming to queer students Closed Early resolution Management apprised; took appropriate action
Former UCD  Staff Race, religion, political affiliation Corrective action unfairly based on race, religion and political views Closed Early resolution Preliminary review -  no indication of discrimination
Student Academic* National origin Instructor's feedback reflected racial bias Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant - unable to proceed; resources provided
Student Department Gender, race Disparate treatment of women and students of color Closed Early resolution Complaint withdrawn
Academic* Academic* Gender, race Sexist and racist comments Closed Early resolution Preliminary review -  no indication of discrimination
Student Unknown Religion Graffiti and vandalism Closed Early resolution Docmented for file, reported to police 
Academic* Department Disability Failure to appropriately accommodate disability Closed Early resolution Department revised practice, referred to resources 
Student University Religion, political affiliation Offensive speech and conduct  create unsafe learning environment Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Unknown Student group National origin, religion, political affiliation Offensive, intimidating comments and images Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Unknown Staff Race   Offensive online speech Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Student group Non-UCD Non-specific Disrespectful treatment by employees of local business. Closed Early resolution Referred to Davis Downtown Business Partnership
Student Staff Race Biased comments and treatment Closed Early resolution Education provided to respondent and department
Staff   Staff Sexual orientation Disparate treatment Closed Early resolution Education to be provided to respondent and department
Student Academic* Gender, parental status Unfair treatment  Closed Early resolution Referred to resources, document for file.  Guidelines for departments being developed.
Staff Staff Medical condition/genetic information Verbal harassment  Closed Early resolution Management apprised; took appropriate action
Staff Department Disability Failure to appropriately accommodate disability Closed Early resolution Management apprised; accommodations provided
Student Student Religion Offensive comment Closed Early resolution Education provided to respondent
Student Academic* Gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity Offensive classroom comments, course content Pending Investigation n/a
Staff Students Race; gender Disparate treatment of guest speaker by attendee  Pending Early resolution n/a
Staff Staff Race Disparate treatment  Closed Early resolution Management apprised; appropriate action taken
Student Academic* Gender Sexist and sexualized comments Pending  Early resolution n/a
Student Academic* Gender, race Physical harassment Pending  Early resolution n/a
Students  Anonymous Ethnicity Verbal harassment and intimidation  Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainants- unable to proceed

*Refers to ladder-rank faculty, lecturers, and other academic titles