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is a type of sex discrimination. The legal definition it is “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that tends to create a hostile or offensive work environment.”
In the US i
to harass a person (an employee
) because of that person’s sex. Harassment
contain “sexual harassme
nt” or unwanted sexual advances
, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature.
When we are thinking about h
mean that it
of a sexual form, but, and can include unpleasant remarks about a person’s sex. For example, it is illegal to harass a woman by making offensive comments about women in general.
Sexual harassment might occur from both sides – from male or female
also the victim and harasser can be the same sex.
The harasser can be the victim's supervisor, a manager in another area, a co-worker, or someone who is not an employee of the employer, such as a client or customer.
Different types of behavior:
Verbal or written – all kinds of comments about clothing, personal behavior, sexual – sex-based jokes, asking someone out, sexual suggestions, telling stories about a person’s personal life.
Physical – inappropriate touching of a person or a person’s clothing during business meeting or at work in the office, kissing, hugging,
Nonverbal – looking up and down someone’s body while working.
Visual – emails received
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