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Sexual Harassment - Sexual Harassment When you think of Bill Clinton, Monica Lewinsky, Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, or Lorena Bobbit what comes to mind. If you are like many people, sexual harassment probably popped in your head. And because of these famous cases the number of sexual harassment complaints that the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Committee) has increased by more than 50%. Sexual harassment is a big issue nowadays in every business; if left unattended it could cost companies thousands, if not millions, in damages....   [tags: Sex Sexual Harassment Essays Business]
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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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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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Teenage Sexual Harassment 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: Work Employment Sexual Harassment] 1624 words
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Harassment - An issue that is particularly pertinent to students in the middle phase of schooling is that of harassment. Harassment has been ‘conceived narrowly as involving physical threatening behavior only. It is now generally seen as including verbal forms of aggression, as in the case of ridicule and name calling’.1 This essay will concentrate on the harassment as an issue within the middle phase of schools, years 5 to 10, and investigate what actions or responses are being taken by schools to address the needs of the learners....   [tags: essays research papers] 1067 words
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Harassment - OUTLINE THESIS STATEMENT: In today’s society 40 percent of the nation’s 55 million working women have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace. I. Introduction II. Types of sexual harassment A. Requirements of sexual harassment 1. Concept of unwelcome conduct 2. Sexual nature of conduct B. Claims of harassment 1. Quid quo pro 2. Hostile environment III. Types of Recourse A. Face-to-face B. Employer intervention C. Legal action IV....   [tags: essays research papers] 1578 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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Sexual Harassment - Sexual Harassment comes in many forms and weather spoken, verbal, written or the behavior itself, it makes the person uncomfortable and the end results is all same, Sexual Harassment is unwelcome and unwanted behavior. Sexual Harassment discrimination is illegal. It is the employer obligation to make sure their organization and employees have protection from discrimination. This paper will show that Jacksonville shipyard acted unethically by failing to protect one of their employees Lois Robinson....   [tags: Business Ethics ]
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Sexual Harassment - In today’s society we constantly hear or read about individuals that claim they were a victim of sexual pressure. These instances can take place at work, school, the military and even at church. But exactly what is sexual exploitation or unwanted sexual behavior. After looking at several definitions for sexual abuse I came across the following definition that I feel will help all of us to better understand what inappropriate sexual behavior is. Sexual harassment was defined by The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) as unwelcome advances and requests for sexual behavior or conditional requests such as a person’s employment will continue if they perform these acts....   [tags: Occupational Issues]
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Sexual Harassment - Sexual Harassment Works Cited Not Included 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. Employer 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: Papers Work Sex Harassing Esys] 1489 words
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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 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 that 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: Essays Papers]
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Sexual Harassment - Sexual Harassment Unwelcome sexual behavior has been a serious problem in our society for many years. We need to focus more on this problem, because a lot of men still don’t take it seriously, it happens, because they don’t know the real definition of sexual harassment. Men and women explain in differently. When 1200 men and women were asked if they would consider sexual proposition flattering 68% of men said they would, and only 17% of the women agreed. At the same time 63% of women would be insulted by it and only 15% of men....   [tags: Social Issues Violence Crime Essays]
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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: Papers] 822 words
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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: Human Resources Management, argumentative, persuas] 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: Discrimination ]
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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: Business Management, argumentative, persuasive]
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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: Sex Crimes, argumentative, persuasive] 1253 words
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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, the then United States Supreme Court nominee, 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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Sexual Harassment and Workplace Violence - Harassment has pillaged 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: Crime ]
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Sexual Harassment: Plague of the Workplace - Sexual Harassment: PLAGUE OF THE WORKPLACE Sexual harassment is unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that makes one feel uncomfortable, fearful or powerless, and interferes with your 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: Business Law ]
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Harassment and Discrimination at the Work Place - 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 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: Business Ethics ]
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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: employment, rhetorical, rhetoric]
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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: Business Management, argumentative, persuasive ]
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A Study of Sexual Harassment - 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: Law]
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Help for Sufferers of Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace - Civil Rights Act of 1991 Once upon a time our great nation was not so great. Blacks and women of every race did not have rights like we do now. They were not allowed to vote, work and get paid for equal work. Blacks and whites were separated, they were not allowed to do or go anywhere there was a white establishment. There were many protests at this time in our history and many people were hurt and/or died during political demonstrations. An epic moment in time was when John F. Kennedy brought forth the idea to pass an act that would protect all people from discrimination of gender, race, color, national origin and religion....   [tags: Civil Rights]
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Cases Reported on Sexual Harassment in Malaysia - 1.0 Edaran Communication SB lwn Tahar Mohamed (1998) 3 ILR 487 The accused was terminated from his position in the company due to his immoral acts toward his subordinate female workers. According to the Company Second Witness (C2W) who is an officer cleaner, the accused has been harassing her from February until March 1997. The accused has touched her on her shoulder and constantly asking her to go out for a date. However, C2W rejected the invitation every time he asked her and that led to the constant invitations by the accused....   [tags: Legal Issues, Misconduct] 1237 words
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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: Papers] 587 words
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - 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 alleged harasser. In fact sexual harassment is not necessarily about sex , it is about POWER. When someone at work uses sexual behavior to control you, whether it is behavioral or physical in nature, which makes you feel uncomfortable, 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 management perspective (preventive measures that should be taken)....   [tags: Business Management Human Resources]
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Sexual Harassment and Workplace Policies - 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: Employment Violence Crime Papers]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - The workplace is an environment where you are always to 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 hearings. Sexual harassment is any unwanted and offensive sexual advances or sexually derogatory or discriminatory remarks. Not only has there been an increase of sexual harassment since this famous trial, but there have also been more reports of men being harassed in the workplace....   [tags: Employment Violence Essays]
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - 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: Business Human Resources] 1461 words
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Sexual Harassment Today - Sexual Harassment Today Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of 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. 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....   [tags: Papers Sex Harassing Abuse Essays] 717 words
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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: Papers] 1303 words
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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace - 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 an individual is used as the basis for employment decisions affecting the individual; or such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment....   [tags: Research Essays Term Papers]
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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: Papers] 1090 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: Management] 815 words
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Sexual Harassment is No Joke - Sexual Harassment is No Joke      "Hey that's sexual harassment and I don't have to take it!" Many women have made this comment in any uncomfortable situations. In today's society there has been confusion over what constitutes sexual harassment. It has been agreed upon that unwanted physical contact is classified as sexual harassment. However, all inappropriate language with a sexual overtone is also sexual harassment. Verbal comments such as sexual jokes and indecent comments reported or not, is sexual harassment....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace - 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: Employment Violence Papers]
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Same Sex Harassment - Same Sex Harassment Imagine that you are in the shower of the gym at work and three co-workers enter, then hold you down to the ground while rubbing their genitalia across your bare skin. No matter what the circumstance you would find this behavior appalling and disgusting. Now think to yourself if every person involved had been a male. Would you say that they were just "horsing around?" I hope not. The attitude of American society and legal culture regarding sexual harassment has changed over the last 35 years....   [tags: Papers] 1645 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: Papers] 1290 words
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Female Journalists and Sexual Harassment - Female Journalists and Sexual Harassment Twenty-first century America faces many problems, and sexual harassment has clearly become a pervasive one. Sexual harassment is about a lack of respect that makes an individual feel violated, whether it is about their gender or the inappropriate manner in which they may be treated. Specifically, the workplace has become a very common place for sexual harassment to take place, and while inhibiting the work quality of employees; it is degrading to any victim of the illegal practice....   [tags: Work Gender Discrimination Essays] 1054 words
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Sexual harassment in the workplace is a very serious problem that needs to be dealt with effectively. What is sexual harassment. 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 (www.business.strose.edu)....   [tags: Papers Women Sex] 1743 words
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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: Papers] 604 words
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Comparing Rape and Sexual Harassment - Comparing Rape and Sexual Harassment Rape and sexual harassment are serious violations against individuals, both male and female. Many victims of these crimes present a wide range of issues that have diverse negative effects and greatly impact their lives. In the following essay I will define both rape and sexual harassment as well list some of the common effects both events create. Rape is defined as unlawful sexual intercourse with a man/woman without his/her consent. The assault comes as a devastating shock, destroying the victim's ability to maintain the important illusion of personal safety and invulnerability, and threatens many assumptions and beliefs survivors may have about themselves and the world around them....   [tags: Papers] 399 words
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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace - SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE History of Sexual Harassment Sexual Harassment has being in existence from feudal times to present days history, a history which is first traced in the Middle Ages and the feudal era, custom stipulated that all vassals or serfs were required to give their brides to their masters. 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 the normal forms of 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: Violence Crime Papers]
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Same Sex Harassment - Same Sex Harassment Joseph Oncale was employed from August to November of 1991 by Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc., as a roustabout on a sea-based oil rig for $7 an hour. He had worked on offshore rigs before (and does today), but says he's never encountered such abusive treatment as when he signed on with Sundowner. Oncale claims that while on the job he was sexually harassed by three male Sundowner employees: John Lyons, his supervisor; and Danny Pippen and Brandon Johnson, two co-workers....   [tags: Papers] 1288 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: Papers] 1370 words
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Cyberstalking and Harassment on The Internet - Cyberstalking and Harassment on The Internet The World Wide Web and Internet are great places to study, work, or even play. But there is an ugly side of cyberspace. Cyberspace reflects the real world and some people tend to forget that. Cyberstalking and harassment are problems that a large number of people (especially women) are realizing. (Jenson, 1996, p.1) Just because an individual owns a computer and has an Internet account do not assume that person is considerate or respectful. There are just as many stalkers in cyberspace as anywhere else....   [tags: Papers, cyber crime, cyber stalking, internet] 548 words
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Email Sexual Harassment - Email 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 provide an overview into one area of on-line communication: e-mail. More particularly, it will attempt to briefly examine sexual harassment via e-mail and the constitutionally granted rights of the First Amendment....   [tags: Internet Computers Papers]
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Harassment and Abuse of Women in the Military - Harassment and Abuse of Women in the Military Women all around the world who are in the military are constantly getting harassed and raped by the soldiers and there is nothing that anybody is doing about it. There are many solutions that have been tried to prevent women abuse in the military, but many of them have failed. For example, the government, a few years ago made it clear that they were not going to tolerate any harassments from anybody, yet they did not keep their word. A few years ago, the government tried to prevent women from getting abused, by just warning the men to not to do it again....   [tags: Military] 1066 words
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Diversity and Anti-Harassment in the Workplace - Diversity and Anti-Harassment in the Workplace Today’s modern workforce is made up of a diverse group of individuals. People of different races, nationality, creed, color, age, sex, and sexual orientation work side by side every day. This diversity has many advantages, but it also ads a level of complexity to management. The potential for discrimination is real, and needs to be managed so as not to incur lawsuits, loss of productivity, and unhealthy working conditions. Happy employees are productive employees, so it is in any organizations best interests to ensure that discrimination does not happen, but unfortunately, it does....   [tags: Work Employment Employee ] 790 words
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Discrimination in the Workplace - Discrimination in the work place towards women is extremely common and occurs in everyday life. You can prove this by explaining how women in the workplace get paid, get promoted and get treated based on their sex. Sex discrimination in the workplace comes with many different faces. In its most basic form, it involves outright exclusion of women, solely by reason of their gender. Even where women have gained access to the workplace, sex discrimination may persist in other ways. Examples include identification of particular jobs as “man only” or “woman only” or through the existence of a “glass ceiling” that ensures women will only go so far on the corporate ladder (Brayton)....   [tags: Sexual Harassment]
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