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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - My major is Human Resources. The problem is sexual harassment in the work place. Sexual harassment affects everyone in the work environment. Sexual harassment has been a problem for years. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment includes: Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature ... when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace] 1152 words
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment in the workplace consists of unsolicited sexual behaviors the recipient finds offensive and intimidating. Though this discrimination is illegal, the number of cases of sexual harassment continues to increase each year. This harassment may affect the recipient’s work performance, health, and career. Both men and women are victims of this discrimination; unfortunately, the majority never reports it to their employers due to fear of retaliation or loss of employment. Sexual Harassment in the Work Place Headlines in newspapers, the evening news, and the internet report an increasing number of sexual harassment incidents in the public arena of politics....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment in the workplace is a real, widespread issue but is also a broad and ambiguous subject. Many employees and employers do not completely understand what constitutes sexual harassment or even who can be charged with a violation. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recognizes two forms of sexual harassment as illegal; quid pro quo (sexual harassment) and hostile environment harassment. Charges can involve harassment of a sexual nature or simply a hostile work environment and therefore, policies and procedures must be put in place and training must be conducted for all employees....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment in the workplace is a huge problem in recent history. It can happen to anyone and it can happen everywhere. It can affect all types of races, gender and age. Statistics today shows that more and more sexual harassment has become an issue due to the large number of cases presented. Mainstream media becomes consume covering sexual harassment because of the high profile cases. Sexual harassment becomes a topic on various TV shows, and on some major morning radio talk shows mostly everyday....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace] 1253 words
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Sexual Harassment and Workplace Violence - Harassment has plagued the world for centuries. Why should the workplace be any different. Sexual harassment and workplace violence are not only of historical roots, but contemporary issues are still present in the workforce today. Managers are addressing and combating modern sexual harassment and workplace violence, however instances still occur (Robbins, Decenzo & Coulter, 2011). “Sexual harassment is defined as any unwanted action or activity of a sexual nature that explicitly or implicitly affects an individual’s employment, performance, or work environment” (Robbins, Decenzo & Coulter, 2011)....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]
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Sexual Harassment and Employer Liability - Introduction Organizations have an obligation to create a harassment free environment for its employees. Harassment doesn’t have to be of a sexual nature. An organization is liable if the harassment is so frequent or severe that it creates a hostile or offensive work environment or when it results in adverse employment actions such as the victim being fired, demoted, or transferred. Harassing a person based on their sex is illegal. Sexual harassment has a great impact on an employee’s productivity as well as poses a major impact on an organization’s finances in litigation....   [tags: Harassment Prevention Training]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment is unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that makes one feel uncomfortable, fearful or powerless, and interferes with work. Sexual harassment can happen to anyone; male or female, student or adult employee. Sexual harassment has been at the forefront of businesses for years whether it has been brought to court or settled under mediation, it is a constant in our society today. In 1964 Title VII was established in order to prohibit sex discrimination in employment, this didn’t include sexual harassment....   [tags: Workplace Harassment Essays]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment is a violation of women's rights and a prohibited form of violence against women in many countries. Sexually harassing conduct causes devastating physical and psychological injuries to a large percentage of women in workplaces around the world. Harassment directed against women in the workplace by their supervisors, fellow employees, or third parties interferes with the integration of women in the workforce, reinforces the subordination of women to men in society, violates women's dignity and creates a health and safety hazard at work....   [tags: Sexual Harassment, Women's Rights]
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Sexual Harassment at the Workplace - Harassment and Discrimination at the Work Place Three repair workers at the Facilities Management Division of the Lee County jail filed a series of harassment and discrimination claims after being repeatedly harassed and discriminated by nine co-workers for over three years. After an extensive investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), it was determined that there was sufficient evidence to file a claim in federal court. Now, the United States Justice Department has filed a claim against Lee County in Florida costing tax payers thousands if not, millions of dollars....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]
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Sexual Harassment is NOT Tolerable - According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sexual harassment can be defined as unwelcome sexual advances, wishes for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of this conduct clearly or completely affects an individual's employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual's work routine or creates a threatening, antagonistic or unpleasant work environment (EEOC, 2002). The victim or harasser can either be a man or a woman, and sexual harassment is not always targeted to members of the opposite sex....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment can be described as any unwanted sexual comments or unwanted sexual advances. People think that in a sexual harassment situation that the offender is always a male but that is not the case, females can also be the harasser. There can be several incidents where a male is sexually harassing a female, female harassing a male, female harassing a female, or a male harassing a male. When sexual harassment occurs it can make any situation uncomfortable, especially if the advances are unwelcome....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - According to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) the definition of sexual harassment is “Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual’s employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.” Regardless of position in company or type of candidate it is against the law to make passes or harass one because of their sex or gender....   [tags: Workplace Harassment Essays]
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Tort Law: Harassment Act 1997 - INTRODUCTION The main purpose of this Essay is to advise the parties as to any potential liability in tort and under the protection from Harassment Act 1997, also to find out the particulars of the case and list the points that are necessary in order for someone to be found guilty. In Caroline and Nicole, A minor must be responsible for his or her own torts. However the issue here is whether Nicole’s actions amounted to a battery. Battery: To make a claim, Caroline must establish that Nicole intentionally caused an offensive contact with her....   [tags: harassment, assesment, offensive contact]
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Different Types of Harassment in the Work Force and at School - Harassment has been an issue in the work force and in many other fields for decades, leading all the way back up to 1964. The United States Congress passed Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, prohibiting discrimination at work on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin and sex. There are many different types of harassment that many do not even know that they can be accused for. Through out my research I will be naming every type of harassment and presenting an article for each topic. One form of harassment that is very common at a young age is bullying....   [tags: Harassment, employment, school,] 984 words
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Sexual Harassment and the Atmosphere of the Laboratory - Sexual Harassment and the Atmosphere of the Laboratory Sexual harassment and discrimination are still common at research universities despite of the efforts made by universities to stop such related issues. Universities have taken several measures to train the faculty for recognizing sexual harassment and that the department should keep the records and complaints against professors from students and fellow faculty members. Although sexual harassment can no longer be regarded as science misconduct it is still illegal at research institutes....   [tags: Lab Sexual Harassment] 1096 words
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Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - The Los Angeles Times recently ran survey results that found that four out of five teenagers suffer sex harassment at school. One in ten students said that he/she had been forced to commit a sexual act during school hours. The surveyors state that the findings provide evidence that sexual harassment in schools has reached “epidemic” proportions. Employment training programs now ten years after the sexual harassment prohibition and the well-publicized Thomas hearings begin with myths and facts about sexual harassment or pre-tests on knowledge of the prohibitions against the activity....   [tags: Prevention of Sexual Harassment]
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Sexual Harassment of Teens In The Workplace - For millions of teenagers working in the American workforce, being sexually harassed is not an uncommon occurrence in their daily work environment. Unfortunately, teenagers in the workforce become particularly vulnerable to acts of harassment because they lack awareness about their rights as an employee and do not have enough work experience or maturity to address situations that arise in the work environment. These teenagers are usually part-time workers, overlooked for training, view their supervisors as having the ultimate authority over their job, and are more likely to be unaware of harassment policies than other workers within the workforce....   [tags: Sexual Harassment of Teenagers] 1610 words
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Each year many people first become aware of sexual harassment when they are harassed in the workplace. Today in the United States there still seems to be a need for general information about sexual harassment. Many people are unaware of exactly what sexual harassment is, how it affects its victims, where it happens, and what to do if it happens to them. There are many laws that protect people from sexual harassment and provide them with information about what to do if you should ever be in this situation (Wyatt, 2000)....   [tags: Workplace Harassment Essays] 1392 words
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment is an important issue in every business; if left unattended it could cost companies millions in damages. In 1980 the Supreme Court ruled that sexual harassment was a violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From 1978 to 1980, sexual harassment cases brought against companies cost them $189 million. This number rose to $267 million from 1985-1987. Damages are just measured only by numbers. Sexual harassment can cause harm to a company's image, reputation, customers, as well as their revenue....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Missing Works Cited Obviously, it is a very natural thing for men and women to be attracted to each other in sexual ways. Men, more than women, have been historically known to be far more aggressive in their advances toward women sexually and it varies from each woman as to how these aggressive advances make them feel. Advances such as whistling, bottom pinching and glaring are the types of things some men do to women in an attempt to show they are sexually attracted to them....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace] 1303 words
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment in the work place is one of the most troubling matters for an employer. If it is left unattended, claims of sexual harassment could place the business at serious risk for costly financial damages and ruined reputations. Employers must open their eyes to the possibility that sexual harassment could happen in their work place and must take all possible steps to prevent its occurrence. In legal terms, sexual harassment is any unwelcome sexual advance or conduct on the job that creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment....   [tags: Workplace Harassment Essays] 1483 words
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual Harassment has been very problematic issue in the workplaces. It occurs everywhere in the world. Throughout the history, many women have suffered from unsolicited sexual behaviors, usually provoked by their employers. However, according to the article" The Complicated World of Same Sex Sexual Harassment", found on the website: <a href="http://www.ballardspahr.com/press/article.asp?ID=160,">http://www.ballardspahr.com/press/article.asp?ID=160,</a> the harasser can be of the same gender as the victim, and the victim can be also male or female....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays] 815 words
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The Injustice of Sexual Harassment - The Injustice of Sexual Harassment Injustices in this world infect people's lives like diseases. One in particular has not only developed over the years, but cases spring up in the most unthought of places. This injustice commonly known as sexual harassment affects women, children, and occasionally men all across the globe. There are many aspects when it comes to sexual harassment including its background, opposing viewpoints on the popular belief, the popular viewing, sexual harassment in today's society, solutions to the problem, and what the future would be like without this injustice on the world's hands....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays] 1090 words
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Bullying And Sexual Harassment in Schools - Bullying and sexual harassment perhaps do not immediately come to mind when discussing school violence, however they are two of the most widespread and pervasive issues facing schools today. While the word “bully” brings to mind a harmless school age right of passage to many, research today shows that bullies often times have a number of family or social problems. Also, in today’s modern world, bullies may not merely shake down classmates for lunch money; they have found ways to hound their victims long after they have left the school grounds by using the internet....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment in the workplace is a very serious problem that must be dealt with effectively. Sexual harassment is defined as a form of sex discrimination, which is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It involves unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, especially when submission to this conduct is made a term or condition of one's employment (Sexual Harassment). However, sexual harassment is not limited to sexual advances....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Court Cases]
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Sexual Harassment in America - Individual rights are being infringed on all the time in this country. The common law in this country protects against sexual assault and battery, but not sexual harassment. The 1994 Violence Against Women Act has issued guidelines for sexual harassment by the federal agencies but has not set laws to be enforced. These guidelines are supposed to be followed by men and women around our country. People living in the United States should feel safe and comfortable walking down the streets, in the office or in their schools, and that's the bottom line....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays]
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Sexual Harassment in School - Sexual Harassment in School Sexual Harassment in school usually occurs during passing, recess, or during lunch. Sexual harassment can range from a quick glance to a hoot or whistle. In many cases, one does not know that they are being harassed or harassing someone. Maybe a friend tells you a dirty joke or someone who you see everyday and who you do not know gives you an unusual smile. Do you feel offended by the joke. Are you uncomfortable with the person giving you a smile. Some may say that this is more of a paranoia problem and then just push it aside, but in most cases, it is not....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays] 604 words
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Sexual Harassment and Rape - Sexual Harassment and Rape Cheryl, sixteen, trainer for her high-school girl's volleyball team and photographer for the school newspaper, arrived at the gym at about 9:00 Saturday for a volleyball tournament. She left her purse and equipment with friends while she went to the restroom. When the game started and she hadn't returned to the team's bench, her friends went to look for her. Her raped body was found behind some stage backdrops on the balcony of the school auditorium(Booher 12). Sexual harassment and rape are prevalent in all aspects of society....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays] 1370 words
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Understanding Online Sexual Harassment - Communications has been in a process of evolution and revolution from the time the first cave person drew pictures on a wall through the inventions of the printing press, the telephone, radio, and television to the most current revolution – the Internet. This paper will attempt to briefly examine online sexual harassment and the constitutionally granted rights of the First Amendment. In the interests of brevity and to remain with in the parameters of the paper any discussion will exclude workplace sexual harassment, flaming and stalking....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays]
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Bullying and Harassment - A child comes home from school crying. “What is wrong?” his mother asked. “Everyone hates me.” Her son replied with a sniffle. “No they do not, why would you say that?” she asked him. He hung his head and said “they said I am a baby because I wear diapers at night. Billy told everyone!” Mom takes her son in her arms and tries to comfort him, wondering what she can do to help. This is not the first time he has come home crying from something Billy has said. Her concern is next time Billy may go a step farther and hurt her son....   [tags: Bullying, Harassment]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment is a crippling reality in the work environment. The effects can be ravaging to an organization, to the individual harassed, fellow employees, and the harasser. Sexual harassment is not necessarily about sex, it is certainly about power. When someone at work uses sexual behavior to control you, whether it is behavioral or physical in nature, that is sexual harassment. The exploration of this issue will include a definition of sexual harassment, the intent and behavior of the harasser, the effects sexual harassment has on the harassed, the negative impact sexual harassment has on an organization, procedures and processes of filing a sexual harassment complaint, and managemen...   [tags: Quid pro quo harassment, hostile environment]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - The workplace is an environment where one should always feel safe. That sometimes is not the case. There has been a great increase in sexual harassment lawsuits and claims in the workplace since the Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas controversy in 1991. Sexual harassment is any unwanted and offensive sexual advances or sexually derogatory or discriminatory remarks. The law currently recognizes two types of sexual harassment in the workplace. Quid pro quo harassment and hostile environment harassment....   [tags: Quid pro quo harassment, hostile environment]
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Sexual Harassment and Workplace Policies - In our society sexual harassment has been in the workplace for years. The use of sexual harassment in the workplace has been remembered best as a weapon used to keep women in their place which would cause them to forfeit promotions within their organizations. It was once believed that women were the only victims but the shift is now changing men are also reporting that they are also victims of sexual harassment on the job. In 1964 the Civil Rights Act was passed and employers began to recognize that they were liable for two types of sexual harassment....   [tags: Quid pro quo harassment, hostile environment]
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Civil Litigation Process For Sexual Harassment - Civil Litigation Process For Sexual Harassment Prompt: You are in charge of the human resources division of a large software development company. One of your responsibilities is to work with the company's retained law firm on suits against the company by present and former employees. A former employee has just filed suit against the company and one of its supervisor's for sexual harassment. The citation has been served upon the authorized agent for the company today. You have also been advised today that you are going to be promoted to senior vice president in charge of software development and that the new human resources director has little experience with matters related to civil litigat...   [tags: Sexual Harassment In The Workplace] 1924 words
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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace - The phrase “sexual harassment” became highly publicized in 1975 as activists and writers began addressing the problem. Shortly after 1980, articles and publications in regards to sexual harassment spread rampantly as the result of congressional hearings, increased litigation, and the adoption of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines. Harassment on the basis of sex is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Right Act 1964. Title VII states, “Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment; submission to or rejection of such conduct by...   [tags: Quid pro quo harassment, hostile environment]
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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace - Every public and private employer in the State of California (except the federal government and religious, non-profit corporations or associations) is subject to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act’s (FEHA), which prohibits against sexual harassment in the workplace. Individual supervisors, managers and non-supervisory employees are individually subject to the FEHA’s anti-harassment provisions. The goal of the FEHA is to familiarize supervisors and managers with their responsibilities under California law for responding to, and preventing, sexual harassment....   [tags: Quid pro quo harassment, hostile environment]
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Sexual Harassment Laws - Sexual Harassment Laws Sexual harassment is one of the biggest problems facing our schools and businesses today. A week rarely goes by without a reminder of the pervasiveness of sexual harassment as a social problem. The definition of sexual harassment is any unwanted or inappropriate sexual attention....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays] 587 words
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Sexual Harassment Interventions - Sexual Harassment Interventions Sexual harassment affects people of all ages and races and of both sexes. Although it has been outlawed under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and prohibited under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, many companies and schools have yet to develop adequate policies and procedures for addressing sexual harassment. Evidence of this is apparent in the increased number of grievances filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): from 10,532 filings in 1993 to 15,889 in 1997 (Ganzel 1998)....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays] 1856 words
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Sexual Harassment Case - Sexual Harassment Case The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) sexual harassment guidelines and the Civil Act of 1964, indicate that Susan Parker was indeed sexually harassed throughout her employment at Plastech Industries. The EEOC has created a set of guidelines that determine liability. These EEOC guidelines say that "A key factor in determining liability is whether the employer has an effective internal grievance procedure that allows employees to bypass immediate supervisors (who are often the offenders)" (Making the Sale p.46)....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays] 1290 words
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Sexual Harassment - Sexual Harassment Sexual Harassment can take many forms; including a request for sexual favors; unwelcome sexual advances towards others, verbal, physical, or foreseeable conduct of a sexual nature towards people. This illegal conduct could occur in houses, or public places, hotels, restaurants, and can most often occur in the workplace. Employers, especially in the service industries, should pay careful attention to complaints by employees about customer conduct. An employer can be held liable under Title VII, for customer harassment if it fails to remedy or prevent a customer-created hostile work environment....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays] 822 words
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Sexual Harassment and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) - Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination. Federal law as well as various state fair-employment laws prohibit employers with 15 or more employees from treating members of one sex or race differently from members of the opposite sex or another race in terms, conditions, or privileges of employment. The statutory and regulatory laws govern the entire employment process from pre-employment activities such as recruiting, through an employee's career with the organization, including termination....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays] 424 words
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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace: From the Middle Ages to Today - Sexual Harassment is first traced from the Middle Ages in the feudal era, custom stipulated that all vassals or serfs were required to give their brides to satisfy their masters sexually. The only way this could be avoided was where the bride or the bridegroom paid a specific amount of produce in redemption dues. While this may seem different from sexual harassment on the job, in fact, in feudal times, the feudal lord was the employer of his vassals and serfs, and their brides became his sexual property....   [tags: History of Sexual Harassment]
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Harassment in the Workplace - Tracy is a 43 year-old accomplished school teacher whose life was turned upside down. She had been teaching for 12 years and had received glowing references and many letters from the Dean congratulating her on her performance. Then, Tracy was transferred to a remote country school where, for the first time in her life, she experienced workplace bullying to the point where she became ill and could no longer face going to work. For six years Tracy put up with bullying. A colleague/superior told her that it wouldn’t matter if she was dead....   [tags: Workplace Harassment] 2713 words
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Organizational Justice for Whistle-Blowing and Harassment in the Public Personnel Sector - Workplaces must comply with federal laws and mandate sexual harassment education at all levels. Implied guidelines should be developed and employees have the right to work in a discriminatory intimidation, ridicule and insulting free environment. Employees who feel as though they have been a target of sexual harassment are encouraged to apprise the offending orally or in writing so that behavior is unwelcome, offensive and must stop. Hence, if the employee wishes not to reach out directly to the offending person or disseminated information has not been ineffective, the employee has several channels to report allegations of sexual harassment....   [tags: sexual harrassment, discriminatory intimidation]
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Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace - Harassment and discrimination claims are due to lack of education about the subject. As an independent human resources consultant, Santiago-Santos will organize a local education campaign and provide employers with different trainings to educate them and their employees about harassment and discrimination. Employers will have a better understanding on how to develop internal policies and procedures to address these claims. Also, trainings will be provided for employees and they will be educated on how to prevent and identify harassment and discrimination as well as what steps to take in order to report such behavior....   [tags: Human Resource Management ]
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Sexual Harassment and Diversity in the Workplace - Introduction Workforce diversity is a new term in business and industry. It is a term that is still uncommon in various areas of the world. Diversity can be considered by taking two different perspectives. Firstly, there are those fundamental individual attributes that make everyone on the earth unique for example disability, personality among others. Secondly, there are those differences that exist based on group membership for example race, ethnicity, and cultural differences among others (Barak, 131)....   [tags: Workplace Diversity]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual harassment in its most basic form is the unwanted sexual attention from someone in the workplace. The problem with sexual harassment is that it creates a hostile work environment, which slows or stops productivity and workforce cooperation. Other than the productivity, acquiring legal counsel and settlements are very expensive. The three articles examined cover current understandings of sexual harassment research, gender based harassment, and a thorough breakdown of the laws. The APA ethics guidelines are well defined standards that psychologists are expected to follow to avoid the obvious legal and professional issues that follow such violations....   [tags: Work Place, Sexual Attention]
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Sexual Harassment of Student Athletes - Silence One out of every four college woman has been a victim of rape. Through the decades, men are seen as the alpha male seeking to use aggressive behavior towards women, which is exactly what is happening. Women are told that they are no one in society, to stay quiet “or else”, or the fear of loosing “love” which makes women more applicable to be subjected to instances such as rape. Even further more, in college many women are in a learning process in their life where many of these instances occur....   [tags: rape acts, sex descrmination, college ]
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The Difference Between Bullying and Harassment - Bullying and harassment are two distinct words but have a quite similar meaning as well as effects. These effects result in people becoming overwhelmed and depressed because of the constant abuse whether verbal or physical from another person that does not consider the victim as of any value to this world. Although verbal and physical bullying have been taken care of most of the time, the number one type of bullying that has not yet been addressed and taken care of is cyberbullying. Cyberbullying occurs online but, it is never taken care of by the school board because it is not happening in school and nothing is stated under the code of conduct to get involved with the situation....   [tags: cyberbulling, code of conduct, schools]
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Sexual Harassment in America - According to Webster’s online dictionary, it is believed that the phrase “sexual harassment” was coined at Cornell University in 1974 ("Sexual harassment," 2011). The phrase wasn’t, however, really used in common language until the testimony of Anita Hill against Clarence Thomas in 1991. Sexual harassment can take many different shapes and forms. According to a Fox News article, the sexual harassment claims made by men have increased twofold in the last twenty years ("Sexual harassment claims," 2010)....   [tags: Civil Rights Act]
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Harassment in the Workplace - Harassment in the workplace In the business world of today, sexual harassment against women in the workplace is becoming a controversial topic. Some scholars believe that it is a serious problem while others disagree and believe the issue has been blown out of proportion. In the following paper, I will be comparing and contrasting two articles: "Sexual harassment in the workplace" by Rose-Robin Pedone, and "America's sexual harassment law is overprotective" by Joan Kennedy Taylor. Pedone and Taylor express different views on the topic of sexual harassment against women in the workplace....   [tags: Management] 547 words
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Sexual Harassment - Sexual harassment is so ordinary in the workforce that frequently we fail to even recognize harassing behavior as immoral. This is because so many of us--women and men alike--have become desensitized to offensive behaviors. Sexual harassment in any form is unacceptable behavior and should not be tolerated by anyone. It undermines our ability to study, to work, and to feel like effective, empowered people in the world. The U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission describes sexual harassment as a form of gender discrimination that is in violation of the Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act....   [tags: Occupational Issues, argumentative, persuasive]
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The Prevalence of Sexual Harassment on College Campuses - The Prevalence of Sexual Harassment on College Campuses One night, “Amy,” a student at State, was hanging out with some friends in her room. “A bunch of people were there, and one guy I didn’t know was obviously drunk and kept asking me out. I tried to brush him off, and didn’t take it seriously because he was drunk. I left to go to sleep. “He followed me to my room and kept banging on my bedroom door, trying to push it open and asking me to talk to him. I talked to him for a little while just to appease him.” Finally, the guy’s friends coaxed him away from Amy’s door....   [tags: Exemplification Essays] 1397 words
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