Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Wright State University Statement Rating: Yellow

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Sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment or educational status; submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for an employment or educational decision affecting such individual; or, such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s work or educational performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.

Following is a non-exclusive list of practices which may constitute sexual harassment:

a.) Verbal: sexual innuendo, suggestive comments, insults, humor and jokes about sex or gender-specific traits, sexual propositions, threats.
b.) Non-verbal: suggestive or insulting sounds, leering, whistling, obscene gestures.

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