Are You Feeling Harassed?
It's everybody's responsibility to understand our rights and duties regarding resolution of harassment complaints. Together, we can make a difference!
- It is your right to work and/or learn in a harassment-free environment.
- It is your right to have your concerns treated in a prompt and confidential manner.
- It is your right to seek assistance from someone other than your direct supervisor.
- You are responsible for understanding and complying with the Harassment and Discrimination Policies.
What You Should Do
- Inform the other party that the behavior is offensive and unacceptable. Ignoring the behavior may be taken as consent. Make it clear: Say NO!.
- Keep a record of dates, places, times, and witnesses of harassing behavior.
- Read the Harassment and Discrimination Policies.
- Seek advice and be informed about the options for resolving harassment concerns. See the Harassment Complaint Resolution Options.
- Read Winston-Salem State's Procedures for Harassment Complaints.
- Special note to SPA Employees: You must follow the SPA Grievance Process if you wish to retain your appeal rights through the Office of State Personnel. Be sure to discuss your concerns with Human Resources.
Whom You Should Contact for Assistance
You are encouraged, and you should feel free, to seek assistance, information, and guidance from any of these resources:
- Your Supervisor: Employees with a concern in the workplace.
- Your Adviser: Students with a concern about any other person.
- Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity: Any person with a concern about any other person.
- Human Resources: SPA employees with a concern about any other employee
- Associate Vice Chancellor Of Student Affairs: Any person with a concern about a student