Harassment On The Basis Of Race

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Harassment on the basis of race is also prohibited. Harassment is any conduct based on a person's race that creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment or interferes with the person's work performance. Harassing conduct might include racial slurs, jokes about a particular racial group, or physical acts of significance to a certain racial group. For example, hanging or posting an offensive picture or object near an employee's workspace. Not every joke or inappropriate remark constitutes harassment, from a legal perspective. Workplace conduct must be unwelcome, and it must be sufficiently severe or pervasive to change the terms and conditions of the victim's employment, to qualify as harassment. If the conduct is extreme,
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