Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity


2007-2008

Appendix A: Sexual Harassment/Discrimination Cases

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SEXUAL HARASSMENT/DISCRIMINATION CASES
COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT COMPLAINT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS
Staff Staff Informal Disability Denied reasonable accommodation.   Accommodation provided.
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comments. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Student Staff Formal Sexual harassment Request for sex. Violation of policy found. Respondent resigned.
Other UCI Informal Disability, sexual orientation, medical condition, physical disability, religion Unfair treatment and comments. No violation of policy found.
Staff UCI/UCOP/ABS Informal Other Unfair search process. Recruitment/selection process reviewed. No inequity found.
Student  Student Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate email. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Staff  Students Formal Sexual harassment Sexual quotes/comments posted in workplace. Violation of policy found. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to department. 
Staff Staff EEOC Sex, pregnancy, retaliation Unfair discipline; denied promotion. No violation of policy found. 
Staff Staff Formal Medical condition, retaliation Treated differently because of medical condition. No violation of policy found.
Staff Staff EEOC National origin, retaliation Denied promotion because of national origin. Awaiting agency response.
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Hostile work environment; inappropriate comments. No follow through by complainant.
Student Student Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate behavior. Handled in department.
Faculty Faculty Informal Sexual harassment, consensual relations Inappropriate comments, favoritism. Managerial concerns discussed with chair.
Staff Staff Formal Race Disparate treatment. No violation of policy found.
Staff Unknown Informal Sexual harassment Sexual text messages. Referred to UCI Police Department.
Faculty Faculty Informal Age Discriminatory search process. Provided clarification of search communications. No violation of policy found.
Other Staff Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate discussion during search process. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Other  Staff Informal Sexual harassment Repeated requests for dates; phone calls, etc. No follow through by complainant.
Staff UCI Informal Other  Unfair employment practices. Provided clarification of recruitment qualifications to complainant.
Student Student Informal Sexual harassment Unwanted attention and emails. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Staff Staff Formal Sexual harassment Hostile environment created by spreading rumors of an affair. No violation of policy found. Managerial concerns discussed with director.
COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT COMPLAINT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comments and physical proximity. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Third party sexual harassment. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Student Student Informal Sexual harassment Putting up inappropriate posters in public areas; taunting. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Staff UCIMC DFEH Race  Disparate treatment. Awaiting agency response.
Other  UC OCR Disability, retaliation Failure to investigate. No violation of policy found.
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Sexual comments. Provided sexual harassment prevention education and information to respondent.  
Staff Faculty Informal Sexual harassment Unwanted attention, inappropriate behavior and comments. Respondent resigned.
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comment. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Faculty Faculty Informal Sex Unfair promotional process. No follow through by complainant.
Staff Staff DFEH Age, physical disability, mental disability Harassed, denied promotion, denied accommodation, denied equal pay. Closed by agency.
Student Student Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comments, flirtation and other behavior. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Staff  Student Formal Retaliation Retaliatory and harassing behavior. Violation of policy found.  Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to department.  
Faculty Student Informal Sexual harassment Viewed and discussed inappropriate website during class. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent. 
Staff Staff DFEH Age, physical disability, mental disability Unfair work and physical conditions; discrimination based on age and filing of Worker's Comp and DFEH complaints. Closed by agency.
Staff Staff DFEH Age, physical disability, mental disability Nonaccommodation and age discrimination. Closed by agency.
Students Faculty Informal Consensual relationship Implied favoritism. Provided information and education to all parties.
Student Student Informal Sexual harassment Posting inappropriate pictures;  behavior. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Staff Staff Formal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comments. Insufficient allegations to state a claim.
Student Faculty Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comments. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Faculty Faculty Informal N/A Hostile work environment; general harassment. Provided information to respondent.
COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT COMPLAINT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS
Staff Faculty Informal N/A Hostile work environment. Referred to Ombuds.
Student Faculty Informal Sexual harassment Unwelcome comments and requests. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and recommendations to complainant.
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Coworkers internet usage creating hostile environment. Provided sexual harassment prevention and education to complainant and respondent. Referred near relative issue  to Human Resources.
Staff Staff  Informal Retaliation Retaliated against because of filing Workers Compensation complaint. Referred to Workers Compensation.
Other Faculty Formal Race, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age Unfair search process. No violation of policy found.
Staff Faculty Informal Disability Nonaccommodation. No follow through by complainant.
Staff  Staff Formal Sexual orientation Inappropriate inquiries into complainant's sexual orientation; ostracism. Violation of policy found.  Corrective action taken.
Staff  Staff Informal Sex, race Favoritism. Provided discrimination prevention information and education to respondent.
Student  Faculty Formal Disability Imposition of unfair conditions that were onerous and greater than those required of students without a disability. No violation of policy found.
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comments and physical proximity. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Student Staff DFEH Retaliation, disability Differential treatment; alteration of accommodations. Closed by agency. No violation of policy found.
Student Student  Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate touching and comments. Provided sexual harassment information and education to respondent.
Staff Faculty Informal Sex Offensive video forwarded via email. Provided discrimination prevention information and education to respondent.
Staff  Staff Formal Sexual harassment Inappropriate touching. Violation of policy found. Corrective action taken. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Faculty Faculty Informal Race, national origin Hostile environment. No follow through by complainant.
Student Staff Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate behavior. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT COMPLAINT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS
Staff Staff Informal Sexual orientation Inappropriate remarks. Provided discrimination prevention information and education to respondent.
Student Faculty Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate touching. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Faculty Faculty Informal Other Unfair employment practices. No inequity found.
Student Staff Informal Sexual harassment Ogling. Resolved in department.
Student Staff Informal Sexual harassment Hostile environment created by kissing. Provided sexual harassment prevention education and information to respondent.
Faculty Faculty Informal Race Hostile work environment. No follow through by complainant.
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate touching and comments. Provided sexual harassment and discrimination information and education to respondent and training to department.
Student Students Informal Sexual harassment, race Inappropriate sexual and racial comments written on residence hall door. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent. 
Faculty Faculty Informal Sexual harassment Unwelcome contact and repeated requests for dates. Provided sexual harassment prevention education and information to both parties.  "No Contact" agreement signed by both parties.
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comment. Provided talking points for manager to discuss sexual harassment prevention information to respondent.
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Repeatedly asking for dates; quid pro quo offer. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent and training for department.
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Hostile environment. Provided sexual harassment prevention training to department.
Students Student Informal Sex Inappropriate comments. Provided talking points for administrators. Respondent received warning letter.
Faculty Other Informal Sexual orientation Multiple requests to provide documentation regarding  domestic partner. Provided clarification and information to complainant.
Student Staff Informal Disability Nonresponsive to requests for accommodation. Determined status and facilitated interactions for resolution.
Other  Department Informal Other Unfair search process. Provided equal employment opportunity information and clarification to complainant.
Other Staff Informal Consensual relationship Inappropriate consensual relationship. Conflict cured.  Provided consensual relationship policy to respondent.
Students Students Informal Sexual harassment Hostile environment created by public displays of affection. Assisted department supervisor in handling in department.  Respondents completed online sexual harassment prevention training.
COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT COMPLAINT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Threatening comments of a sexual nature. Referred to UCI Police Department; respondent terminated.
Student Student Formal Sexual harassment Repeated requests for dates; inappropriate behavior. Violation of policy found.
Student Student Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comments. No follow through by complainant.
Staff Other  Informal Sexual harassment Repeated requests for dates. No follow through by complainant; respondent terminated. Provided sexual harassment prevention education to department and outside contractor.
Other  Staff DFEH Sexual orientation Inappropriate touching and comments; termination. Closed by agency. Respondent filed suit.
Student/Staff Unknown Informal Race Inappropriate behavior and racial remarks. Brought to the attention of Student Affairs/Housing.  Provided discrimination prevention information and training for housing unit.
Student Student Informal Sexual harassment Attempted kiss without permission. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Student Student Informal Sexual orientation Offensive comments regarding special event. Resolved by manager; respondent sent letter of apology to complainant.
Student Student Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comments. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Student Student Informal Sexual harassment Leering and repeated requests for dates. Provided sexual harassment prevention education and information to respondent.
Student Staff Formal Disability Nonaccommodation. Not provided necessary accommodation forms in a timely manner. No violation of policy found.
Students Students Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate postings, comments. Provided sexual harassment prevention training and information to department.
Staff Unknown Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate sexual gift. No respondent identified. No further incidents reported by complainant.
Student Staff  Formal Retaliation, disability Disparate treatment, nonaccommodation. No discrimination, non-accommodation or retaliation found.
Student Student Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate touching. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Other  Staff Formal Race Inappropriate comments and harassment. No violation of policy found.
Faculty Faculty Formal Marital status Nonrenewal of contract due to marital status. No violation of policy found.
COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT COMPLAINT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS
Staff Staff  Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comments and employment actions. Referred to Whistleblower process.
Other Staff Formal Race, ancestry Inappropriate comments. No violation of policy found.
Student Faculty Formal Medical condition Inappropriate behavior; lack of accommodation. No violation of policy found.
Faculty Faculty Informal N/A Inappropriate behavior. No follow through from complainants.
Other  UC DFEH Sex, retaliation Unfair pay; terminated for complaining. Closed by agency.
Student UCI OCR National origin Hostile environment, disparate treatment. In process.  
Staff Faculty Informal Disability Nonaccommodation In process.  
Students Student Informal Sexual harassment, religion Offensive email. Provided sexual harassment and discrimination prevention information and education to parties.
Student Staff Formal Sexual harassment Inappropriate touching. No violation of policy found.
Staff Staff Formal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comments, requests, and behavior. Violation of policy found.  Issued intent to dismiss; respondent resigned.
Other Faculty Informal National origin Unfair treatment. Provided discrimination prevention information and education to respondent.
Faculty Other Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate touching. Worked with department to create protocol.
Faculty Faculty Informal Sexual harassment, gender Inappropriate comments; discrimination in academic review process. No follow through by complainant.
Staff Staff Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate comments and behavior. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Staff Other  Informal Race Repeated offensive remarks. Handled in department; respondent apologized.
Staff Staff Informal Consensual relationship Consensual relationship. Conflict cured.  
Other  UCIMC DFEH Disability Denied hire. Awaiting agency response.
Student Faculty Informal N/A Bullying; dismissive conduct. Referred to dean and Ombuds.
Faculty Staff Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate touching. Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Staff Staff Formal Retaliation, sex Denied hire based on pregnancy; retaliation for filing complaint. No violation of policy found.
Other  Other Informal Sexual harassment Inappropriate behavior. Assisted supervisor in providing sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.
Staff  Staff  Informal Race, sexual harassment  Racial and inflammatory statements. Respondent terminated.


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