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TITLE IX & PREGNANCY
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX)
Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment, sexual assault, and other forms of Prohibited Conduct on the basis of sex, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
Click here to review UT Southern’s Title IX policy, resources, and more, or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 931-424-4073.
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, which amended Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, prohibits discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.
An employer may not terminate or deny assignments or promotions to an employee because of her pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A pregnant employee must be permitted to do her job for as long as she is capable of performing the job.
Click here to review UT Southern’s Pregnancy Resources for employees and students, or contact us using the information below:
• Human Resources: email@example.com | 931.424.7379
• Title IX: firstname.lastname@example.org | 931.424.4073
• Academic Accommodations: email@example.com | 931.363.9823
The University of Tennessee Southern strives to create a culture of safety in which asking for help is encouraged, and mental health is destigmatized and prioritized. Our goal is a safe campus community for learning and working free from violence directed at oneself or others.
The University of Tennessee Southern’s prevention plan is available here; the employee plan begins on page 9. The system-wide UT prevention plan and additional resources are available on the UT System Human Resources website.
The UT Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is designed to provide free, confidential assistance to help employees and their families resolve problems that influence their personal lives or job performance. Spouses and dependent children of employees also qualify for EAP benefits.
Accessing State EAP Services:
Employees may enter as registered or unregistered users to utilize assessments, self-tests, and more. Results are provided immediately in most screenings. Counseling sessions can also be scheduled via the EAP.
The mission of the University of Tennessee Southern Department of Human Resources is to promote a positive and productive working environment by serving the needs of the employees and the university.
Employment at the University of Tennessee Southern
The University of Tennessee Southern seeks to attract and retain highly qualified staff and faculty who share our values and support our mission and vision. The University of Tennessee Southern is committed to being one of the leading small, nurturing liberal arts colleges in the southeast.
Human Resource Information
Employee HR Information can be obtained from Jamie Hlubb at firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Tennessee Southern is committed to equal employment and education opportunities and will maintain an environment free of unlawful discrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sex, pregnancy, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by Federal, State, or local law in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of Employees, faculty, and staff, or the operation of its programs. The College complies with the applicable nondiscrimination and affirmative action titles and sections of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Federal Executive Order 11246, Educational Amendments of 1972, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Equal Pay Act of 1963, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, along with all applicable amendments thereto.