We are all responsible for creating an environment where we are treated with respect and dignity. Sometimes behavior that seems acceptable to you may be offensive to others. Any harassment or false accusations of harassment, of or by employees or students, is not acceptable. Benedictine University prohibits harassment on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or membership in any other group protected by law, including the following behaviors:
If you ever believe you have been the subject of sexual or other harassment (or a violation of the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy), report the alleged conduct immediately to your supervisor, the Director of Human Resources, or any other senior University official, for prompt investigation. Confidentiality will be maintained to the extent possible, consistent with the conduct of a prompt and effective investigation.
Benedictine University prohibits any form of retaliation against any employee or student for filing a complaint or for assisting in a complaint investigation.
Any employee who violates Benedictine University’s harassment policy is subject to corrective action that may include termination of employment.
The University prohibits the use of its telecommunication equipment to make or send fraudulent, unlawful or abusive calls or messages.