Discipline/Sanctions

Disciplinary action will be taken against any employee found to have engaged in sexual harassment of any other employee.  The extent of sanctions may depend in part upon the length and condition of employment of the particular employee and the nature of the offense.  The Library has the right to apply any sanction or combination of sanctions, up to and including termination.

When a hostile work environment has been found to exist, the Library will take all reasonable steps to eliminate the conduct creating such an environment. 

If an investigation results in a finding that the Complainant falsely accused another of sexual harassment knowingly or in a frivolous or malicious manner, the Complainant will be subject to appropriate sanctions, including the possibility of termination.

NOTE:       This policy is not intended as a contractual obligation.  The Library reserves the right to amend the policy from time to time.