Title IX


Retaliation is defined as the following by Title IX:

  • A strike back in response to another's action or accusation
  • A form of revenge or reaction because of a filed complaint against a person
  • Refusal to promote, advance, or accurately support/qualify a person due to a complaint filed


  • Demotion or prohibiting advancement due to a filed complaint
  • Firing, loss of benefits, or the like due to a filed complaint
  • Unfair treatment or discrimination due to a filed complaint