29 CFR 1606.8 - Harassment.

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§ 1606.8 Harassment.
(a) The Commission has consistently held that harassment on the basis of national origin is a violation of title VII. An employer has an affirmative duty to maintain a working environment free of harassment on the basis of national origin. 8

Footnote(s):
8 See CD CL68-12-431 EU (1969), CCH EEOC Decisions ¶ 6085, 2 FEP Cases 295; CD 72-0621 (1971), CCH EEOC Decisions ¶ 6311, 4 FEP Cases 312; CD 72-1561 (1972), CCH EEOC Decisions ¶ 6354, 4 FEP Cases 852; CD 74-05 (1973), CCH EEOC Decisions ¶ 6387, 6 FEP Cases 834; CD 76-41 (1975), CCH EEOC Decisions ¶ 6632. See also, Amendment to Guidelines on Discrimination Because of Sex,§ 1604.11(a) n. 1, 45 FR 7476 sy 74677 (November 10, 1980).

(b) Ethnic slurs and other verbal or physical conduct relating to an individual's national origin constitute harassment when this conduct:
(1) Has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment;
(2) Has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's work performance; or
(3) Otherwise adversely affects an individual's employment opportunities.
(c) [Reserved]
(d) With respect to conduct between fellow employees, an employer is responsible for acts of harassment in the workplace on the basis of national origin, where the employer, its agents or supervisory employees, knows or should have known of the conduct, unless the employer can show that it took immediate and appropriate corrective action.
(e) An employer may also be responsible for the acts of non-employees with respect to harassment of employees in the workplace on the basis of national origin, where the employer, its agents or supervisory employees, knows or should have known of the conduct and fails to take immediate and appropriate corrective action. In reviewing these cases, the Commission will consider the extent of the employer's control and any other legal responsibility which the employer may have with respect to the conduct of such non-employees.
[45 FR 85635, Dec. 29, 1980, as amended at 64 FR 58334, Oct. 29, 1999]

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U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

§ 2000e - Definitions

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–1 - Exemption

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–2 - Unlawful employment practices

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–3 - Other unlawful employment practices

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–4 - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–5 - Enforcement provisions

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–6 - Civil actions by the Attorney General

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–7 - Effect on State laws

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–8 - Investigations

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–9 - Conduct of hearings and investigations pursuant to

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–10 - Posting of notices; penalties

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–11 - Veterans’ special rights or preference

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–12 - Regulations; conformity of regulations with administrative procedure provisions; reliance on interpretations and instructions of Commission

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–13 - Application to personnel of Commission of

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–14 - Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinating Council; establishment; composition; duties; report to President and Congress

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–15 - Presidential conferences; acquaintance of leadership with provisions for employment rights and obligations; plans for fair administration; membership

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–16 - Employment by Federal Government

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–16a - Short title; purpose; definition

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–16b - Discriminatory practices prohibited

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–16c - Coverage of previously exempt State employees

42 U.S. Code § 2000e–17 - Procedure for denial, withholding, termination, or suspension of Government contract subsequent to acceptance by Government of affirmative action plan of employer; time of acceptance of plan