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DEFINITION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT <ul><li>A form of gender discrimination that involves unwelcomed sexual advances, requests...
DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE
QUID PRO QUO <ul><li>Latin term meaning, “this for that” </li></ul><ul><li>Conditions placed upon a person’s career or  te...
HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT <ul><ul><li>Offensive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unwanted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unsolicited comme...
VERBAL FORMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT MAY INCLUDE…. <ul><li>Sexual or gender based jokes or teasing </li></ul><ul><li>Words su...
THIS MAY ALSO INCLUDE VISUAL FORMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUCH AS…. <ul><li>Obscene posters, cartoons, and pin-ups  </li></u...
EVERYONE HAS A RESPONSIBILITY <ul><li>All employees are entitled to respect in the workplace, including the right to be fr...
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS <ul><li>If I ignore sexual harassment, will it go away? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer:  No.  If harassmen...
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS <ul><li>Are the highest rate of sexual harassment against women? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer:  Yes. How...
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  1. 1. DEFINITION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT <ul><li>A form of gender discrimination that involves unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A person’s job, pay, or career placed at risk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An employee’s employment or career placed in jeopardy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE
  3. 3. QUID PRO QUO <ul><li>Latin term meaning, “this for that” </li></ul><ul><li>Conditions placed upon a person’s career or terms of employment in return for sexual favors </li></ul><ul><li>Promises of career advancement, promotions, and other benefits, should the victim give- in to the sexual advances </li></ul>
  4. 4. HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT <ul><ul><li>Offensive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unwanted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unsolicited comments and behaviors of a sexual nature </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. VERBAL FORMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT MAY INCLUDE…. <ul><li>Sexual or gender based jokes or teasing </li></ul><ul><li>Words such as “honey”, “sweetie” or “babe” </li></ul><ul><li>Wolf whistles or other derogatory noises </li></ul><ul><li>Rumors about a person’s sex life </li></ul><ul><li>Comments about a person’s body </li></ul><ul><li>Derogatory comments based on gender </li></ul>
  6. 6. THIS MAY ALSO INCLUDE VISUAL FORMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUCH AS…. <ul><li>Obscene posters, cartoons, and pin-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Computer graphics and obscene messages on computer bulletin boards </li></ul><ul><li>Offensive models, statues, and figurines </li></ul>
  7. 7. EVERYONE HAS A RESPONSIBILITY <ul><li>All employees are entitled to respect in the workplace, including the right to be free of sexual harassment on the job. Preventing harassment in the workplace is a responsibility of all employees - no matter what position within the organization. </li></ul>
  8. 8. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS <ul><li>If I ignore sexual harassment, will it go away? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: No. If harassment is ignored it may get worse, because the harasser may think that it’s okay. </li></ul><ul><li>Can flirting be harassment? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Yes. It can be if the recipient does not appreciate it, or if it makes them feel uncomfortable or badly.. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s okay to tell dirty jokes, isn’t it? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: No. While many of your friends may find your jokes funny, it they offend anyone you can be in trouble. </li></ul>
  9. 9. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS <ul><li>Are the highest rate of sexual harassment against women? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Yes. However, men and homosexual sexual harassment are on the rise and the numbers are alarming. </li></ul><ul><li>What can I do as one (1) person? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Become an advocate and know that what you know may save someone from becoming a victim of sexual harassment. Sexual harassment knows no age, color, creed, sex, or faith and it could happen to you, a friend, or a family member. Be conscious of what’s going on around you and create a safe environment for you and others. </li></ul>
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