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Violence and Hostility in the Workplace

The UMass Chan Medical School (UMMS) is committed to providing a learning and working environment that is safe for employees, students, visitors, volunteers, vendors or anyone who conducts business on behalf of UMMS. The University will not tolerate hostility and/or violent acts on its campuses or any other facility owned, leased or controlled by UMMS. This policy includes actual violent conduct as well as verbal threats and intimidation. Additionally, UMMS will not tolerate retaliation against any person who brings a complaint of hostility or violence in good faith, or serves as a witness in the investigation of a complaint.

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