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1.28 Combating Trafficking in Persons
College Hall 106
Last Revised: 29 April 2021
Refer Questions to:The Office of the General Counsel
Gallaudet University (the “University”) opposes trafficking in persons and trafficking-related activities in any form. The University condemns such activities as contrary to the University’s core values, mission, and commitment to equity and belonging.
Trafficking in persons and trafficking-related activities are prohibited under federal and state laws and University policy. It is the University’s policy that no funds will be accepted or used in connection with any trafficking in persons and trafficking-related activities. All University staff, faculty, teachers, and students, as well as contractors, contractor employees, and their agents who do business with or on behalf of the University, shall not engage in or support such activities.
Prohibited trafficking in persons and trafficking-related activities include:
Any activities observed or suspected to violate the prohibition on trafficking in persons should be reported to the University’s Whistleblower Hotline or by contacting the Global Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-844-888-FREE or by email at email@example.com. It is the University’s policy to prohibit any acts of retaliation against any individual making a whistleblower report in good faith.
Violations of this policy may result in disciplinary action, including but not limited to, removal from the applicable contract, reduction in benefits, or termination of employment.
This policy applies to all divisions of the University and to University staff, faculty, teachers, and students, as well as contractors, contractor employees, and their agents who do business with or on behalf of the University.
The purpose of this policy is to ensure the University’s compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) Subparts 22.17 and 52.222-50 regarding combating trafficking in persons by government contractors and federal award recipients.
https://www.acquisition.gov/far/subpart-22.17 (last checked February 21, 2021)
A&O Manual Section 1.15: Policy on Reporting Suspected Misconduct (Whistleblower Policy)
Approved by: Gallaudet University Administration and the Clerc Center Administration
April 29, 2021: First version approved
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