Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Office: Harassment Tips

Category: Harassment Policies School: Tennessee State University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: November 27, 2017

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Some men and women are confused as to what behaviors constitute sexual harassment. The following questions may be especially helpful in assessing one’s own behavior:

● Do I tell jokes or make “funny” remarks involving the opposite sex and/or sexuality? (Such jokes may offend many people.)

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, the chances of the behavior being considered sexual harassment are very high. Because such behavior is likely to be high risk, if you have to ask, it is probably better not to do it.

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