Office of Affirmative Action: Sexual Harassment Policy 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: The City College of New York Statement Rating: Yellow

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Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, non-verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when: … 3) creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work or academic environment.

Examples of conduct that may constitute sexual harassment may include but are not limited to: … Sexually explicit statements, comments, questions, jokes, innuendoes or gestures; Unnecessary touching, hugging, or brushing against a person’s body or other inappropriate touching of an individual’s body; Remarks of a sexual nature about a person’s clothing or body; Display of sexually explicit pictures, screensavers or videos; Use of electronic mail or computer to disseminate sexually oriented or sex-based communications; and Accessing sexually explicit Internet websites.

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