Human Resources: Sexual Harassment Policy 05-06

Category: Harassment Policies, Statement School: Statement Rating: Not Rated Last updated: December 15, 2013

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Persons who wish to check their own behavior for potentially harassing remarks and behaviors should be reminded that asking for sexual favors, telling sexual jokes, making lewd remarks or displaying sexually explicit pictures/posters/calendars may harass others. Sexual harassment is usually in the eye of the beholder. When a person states that something is harassing, the behavior should stop.

Typical harassing behaviors are:

1. Promising or withholding something of value in return for sexual behaviors.

2. Displaying sexually explicit materials.

3. Telling sexually explicit jokes or making sexual comments.

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