Unreported consensual relationships pose a significant risk to the University community.With this in mind, if the person in the consensual relationship who is in the position of greater authority or power appropriate University offices of the development of a consensual relationship covered by this policy and cooperates to mitigate the effects of the consensual relationship, then a conduct/discipline investigation may not be pursued.Exemptions to any of these provisions will be considered on a case-by-case basis and will be approved by the Senior Associate Vice President - Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, wit input from the supervisor(s) of the individual(s) involved.Questions about the application or effect of this policy to an existing or potential relationship should be directed to OIE, HR and/or the EVPP.The University of Texas at Austin ("University") is committed to maintaining an academic community (including associated teaching, research, working and athletic environments) free from conflicts of interest, favoritism, and exploitation.
*Retaliation against a person who reports a potential violation under this policy, assists someone with a report of a violation, or participates in any manner in an investigation or in the resolution of a complaint made under this policy is strictly prohibited and will not be tolerated.
The company currently employs more than 10,000 full-time hourly associates at its five operating Texas fulfillment centers.
Economic Development Council Features Panel of Economic Development Experts from Around the Region The Partnership held its Economic Development Council on July 12 featuring a panel discussion of area economic development experts including Chad Burke, President and CEO of the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region, John Isom, Director of City of Waller Economic Development Corporation, Randall Malick, Economic Development Director for the City of Rosenberg, and Gwen Tillotson, Deputy Director of Economic Development for the City of Houston.
This policy is not intended to apply to marriage relationships.
Refer to HOP 5-1260 - Employment of Close Relatives (Nepotism), for information concerning these types of relationships.
Romantic relationships between certain categories of individuals affiliated with the University risks undermining the essential educational purpose of the University and can disrupt the workplace and learning environment.