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                                Amendments of 1972, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and the regulations adopted there under. No person shall on the grounds of age, race, color, or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program of Palo Verde College.
Any student who feels discriminated against should contact the Palo Verde College Affirmative Action Officer (the VP of Administrative Services) in Business Services.
The procedures for filing a complaint are identified in Administrative Regulation 4010. Copies of the complaint forms may be obtained in Business Services, the Library, and Student Services.
The existence of this local complaint procedure does not preclude the complainant from filing a complaint directly with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Office of Civil Rights, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, or the Chancellor’s Office of the California Community Colleges.
SEXUAL HARASSMENT
The Palo Verde Community College District recognizes that harassment on the basis of sex
is a violation of both Federal and State discrimination laws as well as District Policy. The District is committed to providing all employees, applicants for employment and students with an environment free from sexual harassment, and will not tolerate such conduct on the part of any employee or student (ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY 3410).
Such behavior includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome sexual advances and verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when
1. Submission to such conduct is made, either explicitly or implicitly, a term or condition of a student’s educational progress or an individual’s employment;
2. Submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as a basis for educational or employment conditions affecting such individuals,
3. such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with one’s educational or work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive educational or work environment;
OR
4. submission to, or rejection of, the conduct by the individual is used as the basis for any decision affecting the individual regarding benefits, and services, honors, programs, or activities available at or through the Palo Verde Community College District.
Any student who feels sexually harassed should contact the Palo Verde College Affirmative Action Officer in the Business Services Office.
The procedures for filing a complaint are identified in ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY 3410. Copies of the complaint forms may be obtained in Administrative Services, the Library, and Student Services.
The existence of this local complaint procedure does not preclude the complainant from filing a complaint directly with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Office of Civil Rights, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, or the Chancellor’s Office of the California Community Colleges.
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