Office of Equity and Employee Relations
- Intake / Assessment Process - After receipt of a complaint, the complainant will be contacted by the Investigator to help clarify details related to the incident reported. Once an accurate overview of the incident is established this office will determine if the case remains in the Office of Equity & Employee Relations or if it will be referred to Human Resources (for performance-based cases), Dean of Students (for cases involving students), or the Provost (for specific academic related cases).The complainant will be notified if the case has been referred to another department. If the facts of your situation fall within the purview of the Office of Equity & Employee Relations, we will provide you with details related to our investigation process and your options for resolution.
- Complaint Investigations - This office acts on behalf of the University to conduct prompt, fair and unbiased investigations into allegations of workplace discrimination, sexual misconduct, retaliation and employee relations concerns. It also facilitates the complaint resolution process including employee experience concerns and investigations of alleged prohibited discrimination, discriminatory harassment, sexual harassment, failure to accommodate disabilities, and violation of consensual relations policy brought against employees. (Refer to Complaint Process Procedures)