Rowan University Policy (60.1.13) prohibits workplace violence. Specifically, the University will respond promptly to violence, threats of violence, harassment, intimidation, or disruptive behavior of a threatening nature towards people or property. Individuals who violate this policy may be removed from Rowan property and are subject to disciplinary and/or personnel action up to, and including, termination and/or criminal prosecution.
Workplace violence is defined as any actual or threatening behavior of a violent nature, as understood by a reasonable person, exhibited by faculty, staff, student employees, or others.
Examples of workplace violence include, but are not limited to:
Reporting Workplace Violence
Complaints of prohibited behavior/harassment (i.e. intimidation, bullying, threats, threatening behavior) should be immediately reported to the Office of Equity and Diversity or the Office of Human Resources. Complaints of physical violence should be immediately reported to the Public Safety Department.
False Reports: Employees who intentionally file false reports pertaining to workplace violence will be subject to penalties, up to, and including: disciplinary action, termination and criminal prosecution.
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