The U.S. Department of Education recently released proposed Title IX rules primarily addressing how schools must respond to sexual harassment, including sexual assault. To ensure those comments are informed by the views of the UC community, UC requests your input on the proposed rules.
The following provisions in particular could result in significant changes to UC's current processes:
• Requirement to provide for a live hearing (Section 106.45(b)(3)(vii), page 61474)
• Requirement to allow cross-examination (Section 106.45(b)(3)(vii), page 61474)
• Changes to the definition of sexual harassment (Section 106.3, page 61466)
• Elements necessary to trigger the formal grievance...
The UC Emergency Support page has now been enhanced with a legal resources section.
Regardless of whether you have legal insurance through UC, you can visit ARAGlegal.com/fires for resources to help you with the legal and financial issues caused by a fire. The site includes how to protect your rights as a homeowner or renter, who to contact for assistance, what to do if you're the victim of a scam and more.
If you're a current ARAG legal insurance member, please call ARAG Customer Care at 800-828-1395 or send an email to service@ARAGlegal.com for help...
The UC ANR Second Street Building in Davis will re-open on a limited basis on Monday, Nov. 19. The air quality forecasts show improvement since last week, and we continue to monitor the situation.
We encourage Second Street employees to work remotely to the extent possible, and to use phone or Zoom for scheduled meetings. Anyone who needs to reach employees based in the UC ANR building in Davis should try emailing if they don't answer the phone.
The building doors will remain locked during the day to reduce the amount of bad air that comes into the building. You will need to use a key fob to enter the building. Risk & Safety Services has a limited supply of N95 respirators and will...
The following is a message from President Napolitano. For those of you who want to donate or volunteer, the link to the State of California website lists vetted charitable organizations accepting donations as well as volunteer opportunities.
Dear UCOP colleagues,
As our state continues to be ravaged by some of the worst wildfires in its history, UC is working with all of our locations to ensure the safety and health of students, faculty, staff and the extended UC community.
Many of you have been directly or indirectly affected by the current fires and other recent natural disasters. All of us are moved by the tremendous loss of life and property and concerned about the health and environmental...
As the devastating Camp and Woolsey wildfires continue to burn in Northern and Southern California, I'd like to remind you of the support available from UC's benefit plans for those of you impacted by the fires: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2018/08/Emergency-support-from-UCs-benefit-plans.html.
For those who need emotional support coping with stress and loss caused by the wildfires, the ANR Academic and Staff Assistance Program Assistance program offers free,.../span>