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    Filing a Sexual Harassment Complaint The Dothan City School System includes a process for filing a sexual harassment complaint in their Personnel Board Policies under Section 5.14, sub - section(s) 5.14.3 and 5.14.4. Sexual harassment is recognized by the Dothan City Schools Board of Education (DCBOE) as a form of sexual discrimination which is prohibited by anyone connected to or representing the DCBOE. The system has both an informal and formal complaint process in place. The informal resolution process begins when a person reports any perceived harassment to their supervisor. If a claimant chooses to pursue the informal complaint process, all investigations and resolution can be handled at the local level. According to the arrangement…

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    Sexual Harassment Cases

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    After viewing the video title, “You be the Judge”, on sexual harassment, Learning Team D (LTD) analyzed three different things involving employees and sexual harassment in the workplace. LTD examined each element of the cause of action, the applicable defenses, and the reason for the Judge’s ruling. Next, the team analyzed the potential liability of the employee and the employer. Finally, LTD scrutinized if the sexual harassment were an independent contractor versus an employee. Analyze Each…

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    Sexual Harassment Theory

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    Effects of and Responses to Workplace Sexual Harassment Victims of workplace SH experience a range of ill effects, such as job dissatisfaction and absenteeism. Victims also exhibit nervousness, anger and irritability, low self-esteem and elevated stress . In their research, Thacker and Gohmann found that the worst effects were associated with supervisor SH, sexual coercion, long term SH and SH in male dominated settings. Thacker and Gohmann draw upon several theories to explain these findings.…

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    Yes, there is a lot wrong with that situation. No one should ever be spoken to or touched like that, especially by an employee. Such behavior can be considered verbal and sexual harassment because that’s very inappropriate. The statement also comes off as a bribe, which is also unacceptable behavior. If I saw that occur between an officer and an offender I would ask the co-worker about the exchange to begin with and if I feel the person will continue to act unprofessionally I would report the…

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    Sexual harassment was seen, primarily among women, as an inevitable occupational hazard. However, since 1986, sexual harassment has been recognized as a violation of federal law, yet it is still a common violation occurring towards both males and females, particularly in the hospitality and tourism industry (Calvasina, 2005). This essay explains what sexual harassment in the workplace is, as well as, what is classified as sexual harassment. There are numerous reasons as to why sexual harassment…

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    wrong. When someone thinks of the term sexual harassment, he or she might think of a simple wolf-whistle or commenting on someone’s appearance; however, the list continues on. Sexual harassment can come in many forms and multiple perspectives. The questions “Is sexual commenting really wrong?” and “Should we do something about it?” have been strung out for far too long. Sexually harassing women, whether it be in the workplace, in school, or in daily life, is wrong because it degrades women,…

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    Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII applies to employers with 15 or more employees, including state and local governments. It also applies to employment agencies and to labor organizations, as well as to the federal government. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects…

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    National Super Markets sexual harassment policy directs employees who believe they have been subjected to sexual harassment to contact individuals in the human resources department or the labor relations department. The policy provides that a supervisor who has learned of an incident of sexual harassment is to direct the employee to contact one of those individuals. The supervisor is not to take any personal action. This policy was included in the employee orientation handbook that Ms. Varner…

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    Workplace sexual harassment appears to be a long occurring problem in the work setting (McDonald, 2012). Additionally, workplace sexual harassment may occur in all workplace settings and is not specific to one work environment over others. However, while it is established that sexual harassment in the workplace occurs, reports of such incidents appear to be documented far less than the true frequency of incidents (McDonald, 2012). Additionally, while research regarding sexual harassment in the…

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    substantiate a hostile environment sexual harassment claim, a litigant is required to display that the suspected behavior was amply severe or pervasive to have produced an intimidating, threatening, or insulting work situation. In defining whether that criterion has been met, courts question whether a rational person in equivalent situations would have understood the conduct harassing. Since 1991, some courts have agreed that this standard can best be operationalized by probing the volunteers of…

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