The believe that educating the workforce on proper conduct should help with the elimation of sexual harassment. But even though companies have guidelines, policies and training, sexual harassment will still happen even in the best of companies. Antecol, H., & Cobb-Clark, D. (2003). Does Sexual Harassment Training change Attitudes? A View from the Federal Level.
(p. 506) In Kate Butchers article she discusses the difference between prostitution and sex trafficking and that solution to this problem is to address and promote human rights and working with laws that are already in place to address health issues such as HIV/AIDS and the human rights of people in the sex industry. In John R. Millers article he believes that sex trafficking should be put under strict regulations and do to so we must support and ask for action to be done at home and aboard and the government must have willingness to impose economic penalties on counties that give antislavery laws meaning. In 2003 the Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act of 2003 was passed. Its said, “No funds made available to carry out this Act…may be used to provide assistance to any group to organization that does not have a policy explicitly opposing prostitution and sex traffickin... ... middle of paper ... ...e face corrupy and complit police and trying to fight diseases such as HIV/AIDS it’s a challenge. (p.506) Miller poses that here at home and abroad we need to support action taken against antislavery and have a willingness to impose economic penalties.
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. Investigations and grievance procedures, in 1999 the EEOC issued a policy on sexual harassment, including how to investigate complaints of sexual harassment.
Any individual, who is connected to the employee's work environment, can be accused of sexual harassment. There are many different types of sexual harassment examples. These examples include: • Inappropriate jokes or gestures •Asking coworkers for dates or un... ... middle of paper ... ...e is a complaint made, there should be no retaliation against the employee for filing a complaint. The employer must, treat the employee who filed the complaint no differently than other employees are treated. It is very important that your company knows how to handle any complaints made by employees and that your employees know what to expect if they make a complaint.
At the workplace, growing numbers of employers are introducing sexual harassment policies and complaints procedures. Moreover, there appears to be an emerging consensus around what workplace policies should contain and the steps to be taken to implement them, which can be used by those employers who have yet to take action. Signs of harassment can range from comments on a woman’s breasts or hips to unwanted "accidental" fondling or offensive pictures being brought to their attention. Harassment can also tak... ... middle of paper ... ... named in the1970s, workplace sexual harassment has increasingly been the subject of legal measures, awareness campaigns and workplace policies in countries across the world. Through these initiatives, a broad consensus around how this kind of treatment should be defined has been developed: it is usually identified as sex-based or sexual behavior unwelcome to its recipient.
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Most companies have harassment policies and in the state of California, certain employees are mandated to go through ... ... middle of paper ... ... unfounded claim about our technician taking the 16 year old patient home. Despite the lack of evidence in this harassment claim, the technician’s abrupt resignation may be an indication of her admission of guilt. Unfortunately, I was unable to find out whether there were any truths to the accusation. If the accusations were true, the technician would have been charged with child abuse; however, that was the last I heard of her and the situation. This harassment case will probably stay with me for a long time as it can potentially be unethical in any angle.
Workplace violence is a deadly, costly problem that organizations must be proactive against to ensure the safety of all employees. Works Cited Cozby, P. C. (2009). Methods in behavioral research. Boston: McGraw Hill Higher Education. Creswell, J. W. (2009).
Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior used to establish power and control over another person. It happens to all ages, all genders, it is physical, it is mental, and typically women are the victims of their male partners. Domestic violence happens in every corner of the world so the world needs to unite and fight domestic violence. Even though domestic violence goes back to 753 B.C, it has not been until recently, coalitions of domestic violence prevention agencies have provided help and guidance for battered women. If you have been abused in any way, then you should definitely get in touch with the organizations that are mentioned this essay to liberate yourself.