Discrimination Cases, Winter/Spring 2014


COMPLAINANT

RESPONDENT

BASIS

ALLEGATIONS

STATUS

PROCESS 

OUTCOME

Community member Unknown Gender  Mother told to stop breastfeeding infant Closed Early resolution Provided education to unit where this took place
Staff Staff Gender  Preferable working conditions offered to male supervisor over female supervisors Closed Early resolution Resolved within department  
Staff Staff Race Racially motivated comments and actions Closed Early resolution Provided education to department management
Staff Department Race  Denied reclass   Closed Early resolution No evidence of policy violation; education for department management
Staff Staff Age,  Gender  Laid off  Closed Early resolution No evidence of policy violation
Staff Academic* Age,  Medical Condition  Perceived demotion Closed Early resolution No evidence of policy violation
Staff Staff Race  Negative EPAR, changes in job duties Closed Early resolution No evidence of policy violation; education for department management
Unknown Unknown Ethnicity Graffiti  Closed Early resolution Graffiti removed; education provided
Staff Department Gender  Relocation and disparate treatment in the workplace Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant; unable  to proceed
Student Staff National Origin  Disparaging comments Closed   Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant; unable  to proceed
Staff Academic* Age  Unreasonable expectations Closed Early resolution Resolved within department
Academic* Academic* Ethnicity Unfair treatment by unsupportive manager Pending  Early resolution Pending
Student Academic* Race , Religion, Sexual Orientation Discriminatory comments Closed Early resolution Provided education to respondent
Staff Staff Age  Failure to hire Closed Investigated Not substantiated
Staff Staff Race  Racially motivated actions Closed Early resolution No evidence of policy violation; education provided
Staff Staff National Origin , Race  Letter of Warning Closed Early resolution No evidence of policy violation
Academic* Academic* National Origin  Teaching remediation plan implemented for arbitrary reasons Closed Early resolution Complainant elected not to pursue discrimination complaint
Student Unknown Race  Racial slur yelled from a passing vehicle Closed Early resolution Insufficient information from anonymous complainant; documented for file
Student Unknown Ethnicity,  Race  Disparaging comments Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant; documented for file
Students Students Ethnicity, National Origin , Race  Planning of a culturally insensitive campus event Closed Early resolution Provided education
Academic* Academic* Gender  Denial of merit Pending Early resolution Pending
Staff Staff Race  Denied promotional opportunities Closed Early resolution No evidence of policy violation
Staff Staff Age  Disparaging comments Closed Early resolution Provided education
Staff Department Disability  Failure to accommodate Closed Early resolution Accommodations provided; provided education to department
Volunteer Department Race , Ethnicity Racist remarks   Closed Early resolution No evidence of policy violation
Student Student Religion  Interference with religious practices Closed  Early resolution No evidence of policy violation
Staff Student Gender  Demeaning comments Closed Early resolution Provided education
Staff  Staff Gender  Sexist comments Closed Early resolution Provided education
Staff Staff Gender  Inappropriate sexualized and gender specific comments Closed Early resolution Provided education
Staff Student Race  Racist comments Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant; unable  to proceed
Staff Staff Gender , Race  Inappropriate jokes and comments Pending  Investigated Not substantiated
Student Student Sexual Orientation Harassing comments Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant; unable  to proceed
Student Academic* Medical Condition  Inappropriate comments Closed Early resolution Provided education
Student Academic* Gender  Inappropriate comments Closed Early resolution Provided educational accommodations to complainant and education to respondent
Student Student Sexual Orientation Derogatory comments Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant; unable  to proceed
Student Academic* Gender , Ethnicity Gender and ethnic based comments Pending Early resolution Pending
Student Student Gender  Demeaning comments Closed Early resolution Provided education
Staff  Unknown Sexual Orientation, Gender  Offensive comments Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant; documented for file
Students Student Disability  Disruption to learning environment Closed Early resolution Policy review, no contact orders issued
Student Student Gender  Verbal harassment Closed Early resolution Provided education; no contact orders issued
Student Student Disability  Educational environment  impacted because of failure to address incident related to a student's disability Closed Early resolution No evidence of policy violation
Student Department Religion  Discriminatory policy Pending Early resolution Pending
Student Academic* Disability  Unfair grading; inappropriate comments Closed Early resolution Accommodations provided to complainant; provided education to respondent
Student Unknown Ancestry, color, national origin, race, religion Derogatory comments   Closed Early resolution Insufficient information from anonymous complainant; unable  to proceed
Student Unknown Gender Verbal harassment  Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant; unable  to proceed
Students Staff  Race,  National Origin Multiple student complaints alleged police misconduct targeting individuals because of national origin Closed Investigated Finding of exoneration on use of excessive force allegation; other allegation of misconduct sustained
Student Unknown Ancestry, citizenship, national origin Derogatory Facebook posts Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant; unable  to proceed
Student Unknown Race Racial epithet Closed Early resolution Insufficient information from anonymous complainant; unable  to proceed

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