Harassment In Workplace
Professor Jeff Sing
23 September 2015
Harassment in the workplace
Harassment is an act perpetrated by an individual that makes someone feel uncomfortable, offended, frightened or abused. This would have to take place in an environment such as an office, store, school, factory or anywhere people are employed and/or conduct business, in order for it to be considered workplace harassment. The most frequent type of harassment is sexual harassment. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) proclaimed any offensive behavior against someone is subject to federal punishment. It also stated that harassment applies to religion, gender, race, age, and handicap.
Workplace harassment of a sexual nature includes unwanted sexual