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    work has been done around the area of Sexual Harassment, as the primary systematic attempt to outline theoretical space of Sexual Harassment and build up a complete classification system had started in the year 1980 (Fitzgerald et al. 2010). Sexual Harassment is defined as the unprompted male conduct that asserts a women’s sex role over her function as employee or intimidation of a sexual nature or the inappropriate promises of rewards in return for sexual favors (Fitzgerald 1990). In most of

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    officers who self-report experiencing sexual harassment from other male officers, one must first look at the strategies that already exist to help with this problem. It is also important to note that the existing interventions try to reduce sexual harassment in the workplace, not increase the number of reports made about the harassment. Additionally, a few strategies seem to exist for workplace sexual harassment in general, but none is specific to sexual harassment in the corrections setting. However

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    Bennett-Alexander & Hartman (2015) mentions that sexual harassment is based on gender and does not “Involve sex, requests for sexual activity, comments, or anything similar” (Bennett-Alexander & Hartman, 2015, p. 423). The non-sex requirement is the reason that the term gender in sexual harassment is discussed meaning whether if the individual is male or female that is filing a sexual harassment claim. Although, Title VII of the Civil Rights of 1964 mentions that individuals should not be discriminated

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    Sexual harassment is something that is happening daily. Trying to cope with the emotional damage can be a lot worse than the harassment itself. It can have an affect on your job, or personal life. Employees who are harassed report lower levels of job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and job performance. Employees experience higher levels of psychological distress and physical problems than those who are not harassed. Victims of workplace sexual harassment experience a range of ill effects

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    Sexual Harassment Paper HRM320: Employment Law Prof. Mary Myers-Nelson DeVry University Online Define sexual harassment as the term is used legally. “Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that tends to create a hostile or offensive work environment.” (sexual harassment. (n.d.) West 's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. (2008). Sexual harassment comes in several different forms from words to touching to

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    Discrimination laws are extremely important in any type of business or organization. Workplace sexual harassment is a serious problem in the United States, and the dimensions of the problem continue to expand and thus become a nightmare for Human Resource managers. In fact, the largest sexual harassment case in the nation’s history was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and 350 female employees against Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing of America. The total award in this

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    Was It Academic Freedom, Sexual Harassment, or Lawful Termination? That is the question surrounding the case involving former Louisianan State University professor Teresa Buchannan. The now unemployed professor was terminated on June 19, 2015, from her duty as a professor of elementary education at LSU after an investigation into student’s complaints found her guilty of making inappropriate, disturbing comments during class lectures; comments which consisted of, “Saying “F*** no” repeatedly in the

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    Sexual Harassment in the Workplace What cause sexual harassment in the workplace? Sexual harassment is defined as discrimination towards sex. It is unwanted verbal and/or physical contact between two human beings, however, in this case I would like to focus on the workplace (co-worker or supervisor). Based on Civil Rights Act of 1991, there has been an increased amount of incentives for employer’s prohibition conducts of sexual harassment. How people perceive and evaluate sexual harassment

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    Cates, S., & Machin, L. (2012). The State of Sexual Harassment in America: What is the Status of Sexual Harassment in the US Workplace Today? Journal of Global Business Management, 8(1), 133-138. Unwanted sexual advances are inappropriate whether or not an individual is at work. This article speaks to the minds of people who have been sexually harassed at work in the 2000s. When written, the article explained that in the last two years sexual harassment in the workplace had actually increased. It

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    Sexual Harassment Policy

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    A workplace sexual harassment policy is a written policy to provide employees as well as managers, with a workplace that is free from sexual harassment. It is designed to prevent the recurrence of sexual harassment and to provide information on what sexual harassment is. The policy gives the employees and victims the information needed to know how to file a claim. It also gives the perpetrator information and understanding of just how serious sexual harassment in the workplace is and what the consequences

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