Sexual harassment,as defined by EEOC, "It is unlawful to harass a person (an applicant or employee) because of that person’s sex." Harassment can include "sexual harassment" or unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature.

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What do I with my boss who wants to have a relationship with me? [closed]

I am a fashion designer student, in the top five of my class. I also work part time at a place that has a good environment and good colleagues. It is just that there is a supervisor who wants to have ...
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Inappropriate comments by coworkers about new hire

Background: I work for a small software company, about 40 employees. My workplace is very male-dominated; only two employees outside of HR are female. I might as well mention that I'm a white male. ...
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Did I handle this sexual harassment in the correct way? [closed]

My previous post is here: Is my future mentor "harassing" me? I should've trusted my instinct and rejected his mentoring. However, after talking to my friend who was his mentee, I was ...
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Customer Service, Sexual Harassment by customer

I worked in retail, to be exact a cashier at an upscale grocery store, I had a situation where I was asked by a customer for help finding a product for him, I went to show him where the produce was on ...
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Can I refuse a customer service because they make me uncomfortable?

I work for a grocery store. In my store we have a man who comes in often and demands that people help him. This isn't that bad, but he is also very sexist and racist. He calls all the girls "Baby" ...
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Sexual harassment for a team member with no-evidence [closed]

My friend asked me for an advice, and indeed i don't know what to say to him or what to advise!!. His case is: He is managing a team of 10 members in one office [open area office] (males and females). ...
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Looking at social media sites for a interview

I have just recently been brought in as a technical adviser for my company's interview process. After taking a look at a stack of resumes I decided to google the people I was going to be interviewing. ...
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Should I approach someone about their immodest attire?

While what may be deemed immodest by one person may be completely different to another, my question does not depend on what is 'immodesty'. Rather, if someone were to feel uncomfortable with what ...
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growing conflicts due to inappropriate/sexual jokes at work

We are a team of more than 20 people with only one woman, which is not unusual for most engineering teams. One of the guys in our team is well known for his "unique" sense of humor, which is not ...
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Preventing Vengeful Action After Complaint

I am the owner of a department store. One of our relatively new employees has claimed she was sexually assaulted by a manager while at a party not affiliated with the store. The case is underway, ...
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How can I tell a coworker to stop making awkward sexual jokes? [closed]

I am doing an internship with another worker of my age, early 20s, and he constantly makes non-funny sexual jokes. We are both male. How do I make him stop this unprofessional behaviour? I don't want ...
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How can I tell my boss the required uniform makes me personally uncomfortable?

I am a 17 year old boy. I have been working at a privately owned hotel in Cornwall, England for a month as a general assistant, mainly doing admin work. I really love the job and have fitted in well. ...
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Potential sexual harassment against my wife out of the workplace from my Boss, how to deal with it? [closed]

I work in a small company, 30 people max, my boss is cocky, a little older than me, and has money, and is never afraid to show it by glitzy cars, toys, etc... I attempt to ignore this fact but my pay ...
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Returning to the workplace after sexual harassment and arrest of harasser

I put up with harassment/sexual harassment & threats of violence from my General Duty Manager at work - I finally went to the Police after 5 months as I could not take it any more and they are now ...