Harassment: Identify It, Prevent It, Resolve It

Category: Bullying Policies School: Lake Superior State University Statement Rating: Red Last updated: March 22, 2017

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Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical contact of a sexual nature.

Bullying is repeated inappropriate behavior, either direct or indirect, whether verbal, physical or otherwise, conducted by one or more persons against another or others, at the place of work/study.
Examples of Bullying:

Verbal: slandering, ridiculing or maligning a person or his/her family; persistent name calling which is hurtful, insulting or humiliating; using a person as the center of jokes; abusive and offensive remarks.

Exclusion: socially or physically excluding or disregarding a person in work/education-related activities.

Social media: the posting of humiliating, insulting or hurtful comments and messages.

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