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harassment

See Sexual harassment.
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as part of the discipline against sexual harassment offenders (7%).
She comments on problems with terminology, diversity of disciplines, too much variety in social science theories, and the short amount of time social science has been researching sexual harassment.
The regulations, which amend the Sex Discrimination Act, provide that a person may not be treated less favourably because of their submission to or rejection of conduct amounting to harassment.
Quid pro quo sexual harassment is predicated upon a showing by employees that their response to unwelcome sexual advances was subsequently used as the basis for a tangible employment action.
Also, California Supreme Court precedent provides a defense against lawsuits by employees who failed to complain about alleged sexual harassment early so they could avoid further alleged mistreatment.
If [social science] surveys indicate that a majority of people surveyed believe a particular behavior [is] harassing, let the jury decide, given the context, whether it constitutes harassment in the particular case," she argues.
Boyer (1990) established that more than sixty percent of presidents surveyed at large research and doctoral institutions indicated sexual harassment was a concern on their campuses.
The ad will appear on television starting November 23, and is part of It's Never Okay: An Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment.
Incidents of sexual harassment reported by newspapers include cases at Cairo University and Assiut University.
The Act casts responsibility on every employer to have an environment free of sexual harassment," she added.
The survey found that 69 percent of expatriate women in Lebanon "are subjected to harassment in all its forms and types as well as continuous and unrelenting violence, discrimination and harsh treatment.
In the human rights context, sexual harassment is broadly defined as unwanted sexual attention.