Legal definition: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidelines on sexual harassment define sexual harassment as "unwelcome sexual advances, request for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature." According to the EEOC, such requests, advances, or sexual conduct constitute Sexual Harassment when;

A) (Conditions of employment) Submission to such conduct is made a term or condition of employment, or

B) (Employment consequences) Submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as a basis for employment decisions affecting the individual, or

C) (Interferes offensively with the job) Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an employee’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or result in a "tangible employment action," such as hiring, firing. Promotion, or demotion. To simplify matters the U.S. Supreme Court has separated sexual harassment claims into two main categories:

Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Environment

Corte Hispana's On-Site Training Program
on Sexual Harassment Prevention
Will Teach Your Employees:

  • How to Define Sexual Harassment
  • How to Identified Each Type of Harassment
  • How to Prevent Harassment at the Workplace From Happening
  • How to Enforce Your Organization Procedures For Reporting/Investigating a Harassment Complaint
  • How to Follow up and Understand the New U.S. Supreme Court Rulings on "Vicarious Liability by a Supervisor."
  • How to Enforce your Organization Policy on "Zero Tolerance" on Harassment...and more. 

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