Our Union strongly believes that everyone has the right to feel safe in their working and learning environments. Doxxing and online harassment are serious issues. If you ever feel that you are being targeted by these kinds of abuse, the Contract Enforcement Working Group is here to help ensure your safety is being prioritized. Below are a number of additional resources dedicated to preventing and responding to doxxing and online harassment, as well as resources for maintaining your safety.
If you or someone you know is facing any concerns about these (or other) forms of harassment, as soon as possible, you should:
- Contact the UAW 4121 Contract Enforcement Enforcement Working Group <contractenforcement(at)uaw4121(dot)org> for immediate peer support and guidance on your rights under our contracts.
- Contact UW SafeCampus at 206-685-7233. A Contract Enforcement Work Group representative can help with this if you’d like.
Additional resources and information:
- Both the Academic Student Employee and Postdoc contracts enshrine our rights to a safe workplace free from discrimination and harassment.
- Resources & Info from Student Life: Digital Wellness 101: Taking Control of Your Life Online
- One-pager on resources from SafeCampus: Cyber Safety 101
- Resources from CTL for teachers: Teaching in the current political climate
- UW Human Resources Workplace Violence and Harassment Policy
Responding to Hate Activity in Seattle & Washington State
- Washington State Crime Victim Service Center Hotline, which refers folks to services and is independent.
- Seattle’s Office of Civil Rights Bias Incident Reporting Tool, which can be filled out anonymously.
Other civil rights organizations where you can report incidents if you need legal help:
Past events & resources
- UW Library event on 11/7/16: Digital Safety + You
- Daily article on Danielle Citron’s visit in May: UW Resilience Lab hosts talk about cyber aggression’s toxic effects