Harassment & Sexual Harassment

Harassment Policy

Any student who feels they have been the victim of harassment should contact a school counselor or an administrator. The reported harassment will then be investigated and handled appropriately by administration.

Sexual Harassment Policy

It is the policy of the town of Hingham to promote and maintain a working and educational environment which is free from sexual harassment.

Each employee and student of the town of Hingham is personally responsible for:

Ensuring that his/her conduct does not sexually harass any other employee or applicant for employment, or other individual in the workplace or school;

Cooperating in the investigation of informal reports or formal complaints of alleged sexual harassment by providing any information (s)he possesses concerning the matters being investigated; and

Otherwise cooperating with efforts to prevent and eliminate sexual harassment and to maintain a working and learning environment free from such unlawful discrimination.

A copy of the entire sexual harassment policy, adopted by the Board of Selectmen on November 26, 1996, is available at the Hingham Town Hall.