Sexual Misconduct and Retaliation Prohibited

Rape, acquaintance rape, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment and stalking are against the law and are unacceptable behaviors under University of Nebraska policy. These unacceptable behaviors are hereafter referred to as sexual misconduct. Retaliation against the Complainant or a third party in an attempt to prevent or otherwise obstruct the reporting or remediation of sexual misconduct is prohibited.

Scope

Employee as used in this response includes all University faculty, staff, and other personnel within the categories defined by §§ 3.1.1 through 3.1.3 of the Bylaws of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska whether full or part time.

Policy Statement

Refer to https://www.unl.edu/equity/employee-sexual-misconduct-procedures

Reason for Policy

To protect our employees from unwanted sexual misconduct and give them guidelines to report incidents. We won’t tolerate sexual misconduct in our workplace in any shape or form. Our culture is based on mutual respect and collaboration. Sexual harassment is a serious violation of those principles.

Procedures

Refer to https://www.unl.edu/equity/employee-sexual-misconduct-procedures

Definitions

Unless otherwise provided, the definitions found in section 6 of The University of Nebraska Sexual Misconduct Policy, R.P. 2.1.8, apply to this statement of policy and procedure for response to allegations of employee sexual misconduct.

Additional Contacts

Institutional Equity and Compliance

402-472-3417

equity2@unl.edu

Related Information

Conduct, Corrective Action, and Dismissal for Cause Policy

Grievance Policy