Sexual Harassment Annual Notice

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
(c) such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering unreasonably with an individual’s work or academic performance by creating an intimidating or hostile educational, living or work environment.

Sexual Harassment Annual Notice

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
(c) such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering unreasonably with an individual’s work or academic performance by creating an intimidating or hostile educational, living or work environment.

Sexual Harassment Annual Notice

By August 28, 2013

Hostile environment sexual harassment interferes with an individual’s work or learning environment because it creates an abusive or offensive work environment as the term implies. Hostile environment sexual harassment can be demeaning or intimidating behavior such as general comments about the ‘inferiority’ or the ‘attributes’ of men or women.

Sexual Harassment Annual Notice

By August 28, 2013

III. EXAMPLES THAT ILLUSTRATE SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Sexual Harassment takes many forms and includes, but is not limited to:
Hostile Environment:
unwelcome sexual conduct toward an individual, including offensive comments, touching or sexual propositions;
leering, making sexual gestures, touching, patting, pinching, rubbing, impeding or blocking movements, displaying of sexually suggestive objects, pictures, cartoons or posters, suggestive or obsecene letters or e-mails, notes, invitations or gifts;
making or using derogatory comments, epithets, slurs or jokes with a sexual content;
persist in unsolicited and unwelcomed invitations for dates, encounters, or pressure to engage in sexual activity of an implied or explicit nature;
persistent inappropriate and unwelcomed questions asked about personal life;
comments to, or about, any individual or her/his appearance that are sexually graphic or would otherwise tend to be degrading.