Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity


2008-2009

Appendix A: Sexual Harassment/Discrimination Cases

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SEXUAL HARASSMENT/DISCRIMINATION CASES
COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT COMPLAINT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS

Staff

UCIMC

DFEH

Disability, sexual orientation,  retaliation

Inappropriate remarks, treated differently because of sexual orientation and disability.

Awaiting agency response.

Staff

Department

Formal

Medical condition

Terminated due to medical condition.

No violation found.

Students

Student

Informal

Religion

Unwelcome and repeated proselytizing.

Provided discrimination prevention information and education to respondent.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Religion

Unwelcome email of a religious nature.

Handled in department

Staff

Department

DFEH

Disability

Terminated due to disability.

Closed by agency. No violation found.

Staff

Staff

Formal

Retaliation

Retaliated against for participating in an investigation. 

Complaint withdrawn.

Other

Staff

Informal

Sexual harassment

Emailed sexual photos.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Staff

Staff

Formal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate touching.

Violation found. Respondent terminated.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Race

Denied equal access to facilities.

Provided discrimination prevention information and education to respondent.

Student 

Unknown

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate behavior.

Provided sexual harassment prevention training to supervisors and staff. 

Staff

Faculty

Informal

Pregnancy

Negative evaluation after return from maternity leave.

Referred to Human Resources for informal resolution.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Gender

Inappropriate behavior.

Respondent given letter of warning.

Staff

Staff

Informal

National origin

Unfair treatment and evaluation.

Referred to Human Resources for informal resolution.

Resident

Faculty

Whistleblower

Disability

Nonaccommodation, discrimination on basis of disability.

Violation found. 

Staff

Staff

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate comments and spreading rumors.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Student

Student

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate comments and behavior.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Unknown

Faculty

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate behavior.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT COMPLAINT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS

Students

Faculty

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate touching.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Race, sex, national origin

Inappropriate email jokes.

Provided discrimination prevention information and education to respondent.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Age, sex

Hostile environment, abusive comments.

Resolved in department.

Staff

Faculty

Whistleblower

Marital status, medical condition

Denied pay increase.

No violation found.

Student

UCI

DFEH 

Disability, retaliation

Denied reasonable accommodation and equal access.

Awaiting agency response.

Staff

Unknown

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate pages.

Provided resolution recommendation which were implemented by management.

Student

Student

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate email and downloads.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.  

Student

Other 

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate remarks.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to complainant.

Student

Faculty

Informal

Sexual harassment

Consensual relationship created hostile environment.

Provided sexual harassment prevention and APM015 information and education to respondent.

Students

Unknown

Informal

Religion, national origin

Hacking into website; offensive messages.

Referred to UCIPD and outside organizations and agencies for assistance.

Student

Faculty

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate behavior.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.  

Student

Student

Informal

Sexual harassment

Unwanted sexual attention.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Other

Staff

Whistleblower

Sexual orientation, marital status, Title IX, retaliation

Discriminatory and retaliatory termination.

No discrimination found.

Staff

Staff

EEOC

Retaliation

Retaliation for filing other cases.

Awaiting agency response.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate behavior and comments.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Student

Staff

Informal

Age, national origin

Forced to withdraw from course due to age and language.

Complaint withdrawn.

Staff

Staff

Formal

Pregnancy, Disability

Inappropriate layoff.

No violation found.

COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT COMPLAINT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS

Students

Staff

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate touching.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent and training for department.

Students

Student

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate behavior.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Faculty

Staff

Formal

Sexual harassment, retaliation

Inappropriate touching, confrontation and schedule change.

No violation found.

Student

Staff

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate comments.

Provided sexual harassment prevention education and information to respondent.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Religion

Inappropriate comments.

No follow through by complainant.

Student

Faculty

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate behavior.

Provided sexual harassment prevention education and information to respondent.

Faculty

Faculty

Formal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate touching.

Policy violation. Corrective action taken.

Student

Staff

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate behavior.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Student

Department

Informal

Disability

Nonaccommodation.

Accommodation provided.

Faculty

Staff

Formal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate requests.

No violation found.

Staff

Faculty

Informal

N/A

Inappropriate behavior.

Referred to Vice Provost.

Faculty

Student; Faculty

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate comments and requests.

Assisted with supervisors in providing sexual harassment prevention education and information to respondents.

Staff

Resident

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate touching.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Marital status, sex

Inequitable treatment.

No inequity found.

Resident

Faculty

Informal

Consensual relationship

Favoritism.

Worked with chair to provide information and education.

Other

Student

Informal

Consensual relationship

Consensual relationship.

Provided policy information to respondent.

Student

Staff

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate emails, comments and requests.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Staff

Staff

DFEH

Pregnancy, Disability

Terminated due to pregnancy.

Awaiting agency response.

Unknown

Staff

Informal

Consensual relations

Favoritism.

Provided consensual relations information and education to respondent.

COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT COMPLAINT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS

Student

Faculty

Informal

Sexual harassment, religion

Inappropriate questions.

Assisted department in resolution.

Staff

Staff

Formal

Retaliation

Denied employment.

No retaliation found.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Disability

Inappropriate treatment.

No follow through by complainant.

Staff

Department

EEOC

Medical condition

Terminated due to medical condition.

Awaiting agency response.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate touching.

No follow through by complainant.

Student

Staff

Informal

Medical condition

Terminated due to illness.

Brought to attention of department.  No follow through by complainant.

Student

Student

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate comments.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Race

Denied employment.

No follow through by complainant.

Faculty

Faculty

Formal

Sex

Inappropriate comments and behavior.

Investigation underway.

Staff

Staff

Formal

Race

Disparate treatment in workplace.

Investigation underway.

Other

Faculty

Whistleblower

Race, national origin, sex, retaliation.

Inappropriate comments.

Investigation underway.

Staff

Other

Informal

Ethnicity, race

Inappropriate racial and ethnic comments. 

No follow through by complainant.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate comments and behavior.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Unknown

Inappropriate comments and treatment.

No follow through by complainant.

Other

UCI

DFEH

Sex, retaliation

Disparate treatment; termination from employment.

Awaiting agency response.

Staff

Staff

Informal

N/A

Harassment and hostile environment.

Provided policy information to complainant.

Staff

Faculty

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate comments and requests.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Other

Faculty

DFEH

Disability

Nonaccommodation, constructive discharge.

Awaiting agency response.

Staff

UCI

DFEH

Sex, pregnancy, retaliation

Unfair evaluation.

Awaiting agency response.

Staff

Faculty

Informal

N/A

Inappropriate comments and denial of vacation time.

Referred to Human Resources.

Student

Student

Informal

Disability

Inappropriate behavior.

Provided discrimination  prevention information and education to respondent.

COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT COMPLAINT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS

Staff

Department

Whistleblower

Other

Unfair promotion.

Investigation underway.

Faculty

Faculty

Informal

Disability

Inappropriate behavior.

Provided discrimination prevention information and education to respondent.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Sexual orientation

Lack of supervisory support; inappropriate comments.

Resolved in department.

Student

Student

Informal

Sexual orientation

Inappropriate comments. 

Provided discrimination  prevention information and education to all parties.

Staff

Staff

Whistleblower

Title IX

Unfair treatment.

Investigation underway.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate behavior.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent and training for department.

Anonymous

Department

Whistleblower

N/A 

Unfair hiring practices.

No violation found.

Staff

Staff

Formal

Sexual harassment

Rumors creating hostile environment.

Investigation underway.

Student

Department

Informal

Marital Status

Married students given priority for one-bedroom units.

Provided clarification of policy to reporting party.

Staff

Staff

Informal

Disability

Nonaccommodation.

Working with UCIMC HR toward informal resolution.

Staff

Staff

Formal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate comments and behavior.

Report being written.

Staff

Faculty

Informal

N/A

Hostile work environment.

Assisting department in resolution.

Student

Student 

Informal

Sexual harassment

Respondent was following/stalking complainant.

Referred to UCIPD.

Student

Other

Informal

Sexual harassment

Repeated unwelcome requests.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Staff

Other 

Informal

Sexual harassment

Inappropriate comments.

Provided sexual harassment prevention information and education to respondent.

Staff

Staff

Informal

N/A

Inappropriate behavior.

Brainstormed potential solutions with complainant

Student

Faculty

Informal

Disability

Unfair treatment.

Awaiting complainant decision.



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