Employee intimidating behavior
The University prohibits retaliation against those who report or cooperate in the investigation of disruptive behavior, University Policy Manual P521 Disruptive Behavior Policy is inappropriate behavior that interferes with the functioning and flow of the workplace.It hinders or prevents faculty and staff members from carrying out their professional responsibilities.
Below is a list of signs that may be indicators of disruptive behavior.
Anti-discrimination laws also prohibit harassment against individuals in retaliation for filing a discrimination charge, testifying, or participating in any way in an investigation, proceeding, or lawsuit under these laws; or opposing employment practices that they reasonably believe discriminate against individuals, in violation of these laws.
Petty slights, annoyances, and isolated incidents (unless extremely serious) will not rise to the level of illegality.
If you observe a pattern or change in behavior and attitude that causes you concern, please notify your supervisor.
Behavior: If it is determined that the disruptive behavior most likely occurred but represents a single relatively minor instance, the relevant department head will attempt to correct the conduct informally.
To be unlawful, the conduct must create a work environment that would be intimidating, hostile, or offensive to reasonable people.