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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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Most often, the line manager is involved in a sexual harrassment complaint at the very early stage, usually as the person to whom the complaint is first reported.
In North Carolina, the statute of limitations for filing a charge of sexual harrassment is three years, or, in the case of a juvenile, three years after turning eighteen.
Sexual harrassment in real estate most often takes the form of a male owner or manager demanding sexual favors from single or divorced female tenants.
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There had always been tales - but when two women officially lodged claims against him for bullying and sexual harrassment, someone should have twigged.
Trainee Lesley Laing accused the Metropolitan Police college at Hendon in north London of allowing a culture of sexual harrassment, bullying and intimidation.
Grampian Police yesterday refused to discuss the investigation, but insiders say the PC is not facing sexual harrassment allegations.
FINDING a successor to Aer Lingus chief executive Michael Foley - sacked because of the untenable position resulting from allegations of sexual harrassment against him - looks certain to be a turbulent flight for the national carrier.
Clinton and Monica had been talking about Paula Jones, who was suing the President for sexual harrassment.

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