LA Tri Club, Inc.
Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedure
LA Tri Club requires all members to participate in creating a safe environment where we swim, run, bike, and play together – free from sexual harassment of any form.
Policy on Sexual Harassment
LA Tri Club endorses a zero tolerance policy for any form of sexual harassment by or against any person. LA Tri Club treats all incidents seriously, and promptly investigates all allegations of sexual harassment. All perpetrators of sexual harassment will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of membership, and criminal complaint reporting as required.
Definition of Sexual Harassment
“Sexual harassment” is behavior characterized by the making of unwelcome and inappropriate sexual remarks or physical advances in a social situation.
- It is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that makes a person feel upset, scared, offended or humiliated.
- It can involve one or more incidents, and actions constituting harassment may be physical, verbal and non-verbal.
- It can occur between people of the same gender – if the conduct is sexual in nature yet unwanted and unwelcome by the recipient, then the perpetrator is committing sexual harassment.
Anyone subjected to sexual harassment should, if possible, inform the perpetrator that such conduct is unwanted and unwelcome. The accuser should also notify LATC at one or both of the following contacts: