Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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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. The first sexual harassment case was in 1976. (2006) Also, these cases have been proven fraudulent. Each cases have to be exam very closely, because some companies have paid millions of dollars due to law suits. Sexual harassment cases are very sensitive, because a person can lose a job, marriage, and his or her reputation.

A person can lose his or her job due sexual harassment in the work. According to Jane Larson, a judge dismissed a sexual harassment against Godaddy.com Inc. Rachel Pearson reported the incident to her supervisor, but no action was taken.” Also, she alleged, “she was fired after she filed the complaint.” Later, Rachel filed a sexual harassment suit, which was not validated against Godaddy.com. (2010) The Human Resources department plays a major role in sexual harassment cases. Sexual Harassment is very difficult to deal with in Human Resource, when it comes down to he say, and she say. Sometimes, there are not corroborating witness, which can a case to be dismissed. One of the most popular “he say” and “she say” sexual harassment cases was the Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas. According to Michelle Kaminsky of Legalzoom.com, Anita Hill accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment was the first sexual...

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...rce the laws against discrimination regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability. EEOC is design to promote fairness in the workplace. The Human Resources department has to implement the EEOC polices and procedure to avoid lawsuits and to protect the employee’s rights.

Business Administration is my major but I am concentrating on Human Resources.

After, a lot of extensive research, I found the Human Resources department is the core of a company. Human Resource department has implement policies and procedure to the employees on regular bases. The Human Resource department is responsible employee training on new laws. Also, Human Resources department has to be aware of new laws on continuous bases. I am confident about my major choice, and I will excel in my new career as a Human Resources Director.

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