Sexual Harrassment Essay

703 Words Mar 17th, 2016 3 Pages
Brian jones
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
March 05, 2015

I. My topic of choice Sexual Harassment. I will be outlining different points of sexual harassment within the workplace. a) What is Sexual Harassment? b) The types of Sexual Harassment. c) Employer’s responsibilities. d) Law’s against Sexual Harassment. e) Ways to stop Sexual Harassment. II. What is Sexual Harassment? f) Sexual harassment is uninvited and unwelcome verbal or physical behavior of a sexual nature especially by a person in authority toward a subordinate (as an employee or student) (Webster, 2015). g) It may include advances by women on men, men against men or women against women but typically
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They also may do an investigation in regards to the issue. V. Laws against Sexual Harassment c) Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits all forms of discrimination based on sex (LaMance, 2014). i) Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on sex, race, color, national origin, and religion. It generally applies to employers with 15 or more employees, including federal, state, and local governments. ii) Title VII also applies to private and public colleges and universities, employment agencies, and labor organizations. d) The Fair Employment Protection Act provides protection for workers from harassment. iii) F.E.P.A is the bill to amend Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other statutes to clarify appropriate liability standards for federal antidiscrimination claims. e) The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the federal agency tasked with enforcing the laws on Sexual Harassment. VI. Ways to stop Sexual Harassment f) One way to stop sexual harassment in the workplace is by ending it yourself. iv) Talk to your harasser and let him/her know that their actions are inappropriate and very offensive to see if there’s a way to resolve this without getting anyone else involved. g) If that doesn’t work, refer to your employee handbook to see what policies the company has in

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