Discrimination Cases, Spring 2015

COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS PROCESS OUTCOME
Staff Staff Medical condition Harassed by supervisor regarding medical condition Closed Referral Referred to UCDHS
Staff Academic* Disability and national origin Biased treatment Closed Early resolution Preliminary review-no indication of discrimination
Student Academic* Gender Sexist language used to explain academic concept Closed Early resolution Provided education to respondent
Community member Student employee Race and national origin Unfair treatment  Closed Early resolution Preliminary review-no indication of discrimination
Staff Staff Not indicated Disagreement over temperature in shared workspace Closed Referral Referred to UCDHS
Academic* Department Gender Scheduling does not accommodate childcare needs Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant; unable to proceed
Student Staff Religion Derogatory comments made about student's religion Closed Early resolution Preliminary review-no indication of discrimination
Staff Staff Race and sex Racist and sexualized comments in workplace Closed Early resolution Management apprised; took appropriate action
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Staff Staff Disability    Biased hiring decisions, retaliation Closed Investigation Not substantiated
Students Student group National origin Stereotypical images perpetuated in group photo Closed Early resolution Provided education to respondents and their department
Staff Student Race Racialized humor by department representative at public event Closed Early resolution Provided education  to respondent
Student Unknown Ancestry Verbal harassment from passing car in city of Davis Closed Early resolution Referred to Davis Human Relations Commission; documented for file
Student Unknown National origin Cultural association posters removed Closed Early resolution Documented for file; reported to police
Staff Staff Race Racist comments by contract employee Closed Early resolution Contract not renewed
Student Non-UCD National origin and religion Student targeted regarding national origin and religion on non-UCD website Closed Early resolution Documented for file, resources provided to targeted student
Student Student Race Racist comments overheard Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant to proceed
Staff Staff Race Graffiti and disparate treatment Closed Investigation Not substantiated
Staff Department Gender identity Insufficient number of inclusive restrooms available for events Closed Early resolution Ongoing efforts to ensure availability of gender inclusive restrooms
Academic* Department Gender Departmental climate of gendered bullying and intimidation Closed Early resolution Climate review conducted with appropriate follow up in department
Anonymous Unknown National origin Rock thrown into dorm window Closed Early resolution Reported to police; documented for file
Staff University Gender identity Insufficient number of inclusive restrooms available for events Closed Early resolution Ongoing efforts to ensure availability of gender inclusive restrooms
Staff Staff Race, sex Racist language and sexualized gestures in the workplace Closed Early resolution Provided education to respondent
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Anonymous Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Staff Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Staff Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Student Academic* Gender identity Classroom comments and lecture slides that create hostile climate Closed Early resolution Provided education to respondent
Student Non-UCD Multiple protected identities Verbal harassment by speaker on quad  Closed Early resolution Documented for file
Student Academic*  Race, age Disparate treatment because of race and age Closed Early resolution Provided education to respondent
Staff Non-UCD National origin Discriminatory language used by outside vendor  Closed Early resolution Documented for file; concerns communicated to vendor
Staff Department Not indicated Complainant alleges hiring bias and favoritism during hiring process Closed Referral Referred to UCDHS
Student Academic* Veteran status Military obligations not accommodated Pending Early Resolution Early resolution Pending
Staff Staff Race Use of derogatory language in the workplace Closed Early resolution Preliminary review-no indication of discrimination
Student Academic*  Race Racial discrimination in class Closed Early resolution Insufficient information provided by complainant; unable to proceed
Academic* Academic* Age Age discrimination in work appointment Closed Early resolution Department addressed concerns

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