CSU Policy on Retaliation For Filing Discrimination or Harassment Complaints
- Applicable CSU Executive Orders
- Types of Retaliation Covered
The types of retaliation covered in both Executive Orders 883 and 927 are retaliation against an individual for having complained about, reported, or opposed an act they reasonably and in good faith believe is illegal discrimination or harassment, or for having participated in an investigation of discrimination or harassment.
Depending on the particular circumstances, activities protected from retaliation under Executive Orders 883 and 927 may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Verbally reporting discrimination or harassment to a supervisor, manager, or Human Resources
- Filing a written formal complaint of discrimination or harassment under an applicable CSU complaint procedure
- Filing a charge of discrimination or harassment with a state or federal enforcement agency
- Opposing or assisting another person in opposing unlawful discrimination or harassment
- Refusing to follow an order that requires the employee to carry out unlawful discrimination or harassment
- Participating or testifying in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing involving an allegation of unlawful discrimination or harassment.
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