eeoc definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment may be either same gender or different gender. It includes any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and/or other verbal or physical conduct of this nature where: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment;
Submission to or rejection of such conduct results in an individual being denied opportunities to advance professionally or academically where ability and/or other relevant factors would normally be the basis for such advancement.

eeoc definition

By August 28, 2013

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual
harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical
conduct of a sexual nature when:
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(c) Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an employee’s work performance
or creating an intimidating, hostile, or otherwise offensive working environment.