Discrimination Complaint Procedures

Discrimination Complaint Procedures

Sponsor:

Affirmative Action Officer (AAO) and Chief Diversity Officer (CDO)

Contact:

Affirmative Action Officer (AAO) and Chief Diversity Officer (CDO)

Category:

Student Affairs

Number:

1300.017

Effective Date:

2022//07

Implementation History:

2003, 2015, 2021

Keywords:

discrimination, harassment, complaint, sexual violence

Background Information:

Purpose

The Discrimination Complaint Procedures are found in the category for Human Resources. They are also linked in the Student Affairs category. 

 

In its continuing effort to seek equity in education and employment, and in support of federal and state anti-discrimination legislation, State University of New York College at Empire State (“SUNY Empire” or “College”)has adopted this Discrimination Complaint Procedure (“Procedure”) for the prompt and equitable investigation and resolution of allegations of unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other characteristic protected by law (hereinafter “protected characteristic”).  Harassment on the basis of the above protected categories is one form of unlawful discrimination.  SUNY Empire will take steps to prevent discrimination and harassment, to prevent the recurrence of discrimination and harassment, and to remedy its discriminatory effects on the victim(s) and others, if appropriate.  

Definitions

Statements

The Discrimination Complaint Procedures are found in the category for Human Resources. They are also linked in the Student Affairs category. 

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