It is the policy of the University not to engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed by or seeking employment with the University of California on the basis of:
- national origin
- gender identity
- physical or mental disability
- medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics)
- genetic information (including family medical history)
- marital status
- sexual orientation
- service in the uniformed services (as defined by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994)2
- status as a covered veteran3
University policy also prohibits retaliation against any employee or person seeking employment for bringing a complaint of discrimination or harassment pursuant to this policy, or against a person who assists someone with a complaint of discrimination or harassment, or who participates in any manner in an investigation or resolution of a complaint of discrimination or harassment.
If you feel that you have been subjected to discrimination or harassment by your supervisor, co-worker(s), or anyone in the workplace, based on any of the protected categories list above, contact the Staff Diversity and AA/EEO Compliance Office at the number below.
If you are interested in filing a Grievance under the provisions of PPSM (Personnel Policies for Staff Members), or a collective bargaining agreement, click on Filing a Grievance in Related Information.
1 Pregnancy includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy and childbirth.
2 Service in the uniformed services includes membership, application for membership, performance of service, application for service, or obligation for service in the uniformed services.
3 Covered Veterans includes veterans with disabilities, recently separated veterans, Vietnam era veterans, veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Military Ground, Naval or Air Service during a war or in a campaign expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized, or Armed Forces service medal veterans.