Sexual Harassment Policy
FSUSD Board Policy 4119.11 Personnel, states the following:
The Governing Board prohibits sexual harassment of district employees. The Board also prohibits retaliatory behavior or action against district employees or other persons who complain, testify, or otherwise participate in the complaint process established pursuant to this policy and accompanying administrative regulation. This policy shall apply to all district employees, the Governing Board Members and, when applicable, to interns, volunteers, and job applicants.
(cf. 0410 - Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities)
(cf. 4030 - Nondiscrimination in Employment)
The Superintendent or designee shall take all actions necessary to ensure the prevention, investigation, and correction of sexual harassment, including but not limited to:
1. Providing training to employees in accordance with law and administrative regulation
2. Publicizing and disseminating the district's sexual harassment policy to staff
3. Ensuring prompt, thorough, and fair investigation of complaints
4. Taking timely and appropriate corrective/remedial action(s), which may require interim separation of the complainant and the alleged harasser and subsequent monitoring of developments
All complaints and allegations of sexual harassment shall be kept confidential to the extent necessary to carry out the investigation or to take other subsequent necessary actions. (2 CCR 11023)
Any district employee who feels that he/she has been sexually harassed or who has knowledge of any incident of sexual harassment by or against another employee shall immediately report the incident to his/her supervisor, the principal, district administrator, or Superintendent.
A supervisor, principal, or other district administrator who receives a harassment complaint shall promptly notify the Superintendent or designee.
Complaints of sexual harassment shall be filed in accordance with AR 4030 - Nondiscrimination in Employment. An employee may bypass his/her supervisor in filing a complaint where the supervisor is the subject of the complaint.
Any district employee who engages or participates in sexual harassment or who aids, abets, incites, compels, or coerces another to commit sexual harassment in violation of this policy is subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.
The following position is designated as Coordinator for Sexual Harassment Complaints in Employment:Assistant Superintendent, Human ResourcesFairfield-Suisun Unified School District2490 Hilborn RoadFairfield, CA 94534(707) 399-5147
"The Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, or mental of physical disability pursuant to the California Code. The Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District affords all persons, regardless of their disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic that is contained in the definition of hate crimes set forth in Section 422.55 of the Penal Code, equal rights and opportunities in the educational institutions of the district."