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What statute controls sexual harassment?

Civil Rights Act of 1980 - Title 7

Who is responsible for the investigation of claims on a federal and state level?

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)


Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)


Federal District Court


Employer

What is an office romance?

A relationship in which both parties freely and willingly engage, with no power play.

What is a hostile environment?

When one's behavior creates an uncomfortable or difficult environment for another to work in, including discrimination

What is Quid Pro Quo?

"This for that" - when a sexual act is the condition or precedent for which an individual is hired, promoted, or receives some other type of work benefit.

What is the standard used to determine credibility?

Reasonable standard.


Using the victims definition of unwelcomed behavior, Not the assailants.

Define Misfeasance

Improper or unlawful execution of an act which, in itself, is lawful

Define Malfeasance

Misconduct or wrongdoing by a public official (intentionally rook illegal action)

Define Non-feasance

Failure to perform an act that is an official duty or legal requirement.

List pressures to being unethical

Pressure from self interest


Pressure from a peer


Pressure from a subordinate


Pressure from a superior


Pressure from the community


Pressure from the media

What are police ethics?

Moral principles of conduct governing the behavior of police officers