Nondiscrimination & Harassment

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:

  • race
  • color
  • national origin
  • religion
  • sex
  • gender identity
  • pregnancy1
  • physical or mental disability
  • medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics)
  • genetic information (including family medical history)
  • ancestry
  • marital status
  • age
  • sexual orientation
  • citizenship
  • 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.
Service in the uniformed services includes membership, application for membership, performance of service, application for service, or obligation for service in the uniformed services.
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.

Campus Human Resources, Staff Diversity and AA/EEO Compliance Office
Email: | Phone: (310) 794-0691 | Fax: (310) 794-2800

Campus Human Resources, Employee & Labor Relations

Phone: (310) 794-0860 | Fax: (310) 794-0865