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sexual harassment

an aggressive, sexually motivated act of physical or verbal violation of a person over whom the aggressor has some power. Sexual harassment in the workplace is illegal because it represents an abridgment of the victim's right to equal opportunity, privacy, and freedom from assault.
Socially inappropriate behaviour defined by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) as ‘...unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other conduct of a sexual nature’, or ‘...creation of a hostile atmosphere or abuse of a position of power in a relationship through sexual behaviour or language’

sexual harassment

Sexology Socially inappropriate behavior defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission–EEOC, as '…unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other conduct of a sexual nature', or '…creation of a hostile atmosphere or abuse of a position of power in a relationship through sexual behavior or language.' Sexual favor

sexual harassment,

n the U.S. Supreme Court adopted the definition of sexual harassment formulated by the Equal Employment Opportunity Com-mission as follows: unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when (1) submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's employment, (2) submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as a basis for employment decisions affecting such individual (both quid pro quo harassment), or (3) 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 (condition of work harassment).
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Ronaldo has already experienced the strength of feeling against him in Premiership away games at Charlton and Watford but has shrugged off the catcalls.
And I took off the robe, and of course everybody had to do their little over-exaggerated `oooow' and little catcalls.
Most of those who stayed, stayed to boo the boss and although the players got a perfunctory cheer the appearance of Robbo sparked catcalls and whistling.
In the current situation, Lawrence has been quietly pleased with the patience and support the majority of fans have shown and accepts the inevitable catcalls he does hear as fair comment.
HHHHH Punker than a Clash T-shirt soaked in Johnny Rotten's spit, legendary Ramones drummer Marky kicked things off by delivering a history of the New York group but his Q&A session was cut short by constant catcalls from the audience.
As soon as the curtain went up the whistling and catcalls began from the overwhelmingly female audience with their heckles drawing more laughs than the script.
Goldwater delegates and the spectator galleries showered New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller with catcalls and boos when he tried to speak against extremism.
Their First Murder, which combines catcalls with fury and shock, is a much more compelling image than The Critic.
There were catcalls and the `N word' spread around the course, but it died down after a little bit.
But the catcalls grew to a crescendo as the 27-year-old gave thumbs down to a 13-year-old boy belting out a Bruno Mars track.
Toole, who claims 5lb and has ridden 25 winners this year, was on the 2-1 favourite - Wizards Dust was 3-1 third favourite - and returned to catcalls from some elements of the crowd.
Ronaldo was greeted by a thunderstorm of catcalls every time he touched the ball, but he insisted the harassment only made him stronger.