Sexual Harassment 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Florida International University Statement Rating: Red Last updated: June 24, 2014

Relevant excerpt

(a) For the purpose of this regulation, sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature which:

1. Makes submission to or rejection of such conduct either an explicit or implicit basis for employment and/or academic decisions affecting the individual; or

2. Unreasonably interferes with the individual’s employment or academic performance by creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment

Conduct which falls into the definition of sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to: …

3. Verbal harassment or abuse of a sexual nature, including intimating by way of suggestion a desire for sexual relations, or making jokes or remarks of a sexual nature which are not germane to academic course content.
4. Use of sexually suggestive terms or gestures to describe a person’s body, clothing, or sexual activities.
5. Displaying or posting through any medium, including, but not limited to, electronic communication, offensive, sexually suggestive pictures, or materials in the workplace.

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