Unwanted attention to one's sex, gender, or sexuality.
Harassment that is based on someone's sex, or that is sexual in nature.
unwanted sexual attention. 4 out of 5 students (81%) have experienced some form of sexual harassment during their school years.
The abuse of status and/or power for sexual gain.
Any unwarranted and repeated sexual comments, looks, suggestions or physical contact that create an uncomfortable working environment for an employee. Sexual harassment is against the law.
Any form of sexual attention that is unwelcomeâ€¢ Discriminationâ€¢ Sexual Harassment
The EU is working to fight sexual harassment through its anti-discrimination programmes and in June 2001 agreed a directive to outlaw it in the workplace. (See Fundamental rights)
Sexual advances (like touching, grabbing) or sexual comments (that can be offensive and/or joking) that are not wanted or appropriate. This can happen in the workplace and a person can feel like they have no control over it. They may decide not to deal with it because they fear they will lose their job or not get a raise or promotion.
Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual's work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment.
Unwanted sexual behavior that can lead to sexual assault or rape.
Sexual harassment is the intimidation or abuse of an individual because of their gender. Harassment comes in a variety of different forms and can be verbal and psychological as well as physical. (See Harassment.)
Using words or gestures to pressure someone into being sexual with you. Making sexual remarks about another person's body, appearance, etc. Sexual jokes in front of a person who does not want to hear them may be a form of sexual harassment. Although it is not a crime that can put a person in jail, it can get him fired from a job, if done at work. ("Bob was charged with sexual harassment for promising Martha a raise if she would have sex with him.")
Unwelcome sexual overtures, particularly from a superior at work, which create a hostile or abusive environment, causing psychological pressure. (498)
A form of sex discrimination that may include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature.
includes any unwanted or inappropriate conduct that is of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment can vary from offensive sexual comments to violent sexual assault.
any unwanted verbal, physical or visual advances or suggestions that are sexual in nature.
Conduct or comment of a sexual nature made by a person who knows or ought reasonably to know that such conduct or comment is unwanted or unwelcome. This includes: expressed or implied promise or reward for complying with a request of a sexual nature; actual reprisal or an expressed or implied threat of reprisal for refusal to comply with a request of a sexual nature; actual denial of opportunity or an expressed or implied threat of denial of an opportunity or refusal to comply with such a request; the conduct or comment is intended to, or has the effect of, creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment.
includes such things as: Sexually offensive language, Inappropriate remarks about someone's body or sexual activities, Indirect or direct pressure for sexual activity, with or without implied or directly stated threats. For sexual harassment prevention training programs visit our Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Products Category.
Any unwanted or uninvited sexual behaviour which is offensive, embarrassing, intimidating or humiliating. It has nothing to do with mutual attraction or friendship. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination and is against the law.
unwelcome sexual behavior by a supervisor toward an employee
Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that are made a condition of employment, used as a basis for employment decisions or create a work environment that interferes with job performance. Most standard Business Owner's Policies exclude coverage for sexual harassment claims. (See Employment Practices Liability Insurance.)
Is any form of unwelcome sexual attention (whether it be sexual advances, suggestions, requests or threats) that is offensive, intimidating or humiliating.
an unwelcome sexual advance, unwelcome request for sexual favours or other unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature which makes a person feel offended, humiliated or intimidated, and where that reaction is reasonable in the circumstances.
Undesired sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment.
Prohibited conduct of a sexual nature that occurs at a workplace.
Conduct involving unwelcome sexual advances, request for sexual favor, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature and constitutes sexual harassment when: Submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of such individual's status as an employee or student; Submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for decisions affecting the status of such individual as an employee or student; and/or Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual's performance, or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment. Sexual Harassment
To discriminate against any individual with respect to her compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, because of such individual's sex.
Any type of unwanted sexual attention, such as unpleasant sexual comments or physical gestures.
Any repeated, unwanted behavior of a sexual nature perpetrated upon one individual by another. Sexual harassment may be verbal, visual, written, or physical. It can occur between people of different genders or those of the same sex. Harassing behaviors may occur in a variety of relationships including those among peers, and those where there is an imbalance of power between two individuals. The law is primarily concerned with the impact of the behavior, not the intent. In other words, the law is concerned with how the person on the receiving end is affected by the behavior, not with what the other person means by the behavior.
Unwelcome physical or verbal sexual overtures that create an intimidating, hostile, or offensive social environment.
Unwelcome and unsolicited sexual comments or sexually explicit actions designed to intimidate or degrade another person.
In the workplace, sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual or sex-based conduct - such as unwanted touching, pressure for dates, or offensive remarks -- that is sufficiently severe or pervasive to create a hostile work environment and interfere with the victim's ability to perform her job. Similarly, sexual harassment in the schools includes unwelcome sexual or sex-based conduct that is sufficiently severe, pervasive, or persistent to limit the victim's ability to benefit from an educational opportunity. Sexual harassment can also include conditioning an employment or educational opportunity on the victim's submission to requests for sexual favors.
any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that occurs in the workplace. Sexual harassment is a form of gender discrimination and violates both Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act as well as State discrimination laws. Return to course
Unwelcome sexual advances or conduct on the job that creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment.
Offensive conduct which is directed at a worker due to the worker’s gender. Such conduct is actionable if it affects the worker’s employment performance.
Unwelcome sexual advances, request for sexual favors (quid pro quo) and other verbal or physical conducts of a sexual nature when: submission to such conduct is made either implicitly a condition of employment; submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as a basis for employment decisions affecting such individual; or such conduct has the purpose of effect of unreasonably interfacing with an individual's work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile working environment. (This definition is according to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidelines.)
An unwanted and/or unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature in a work relationship.
Unwelcome sexual advances by an employer or supervisor to an employee that become a condition of the employee's employment.
unwanted sexual advances, or visual, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment often includes making or threatening reprisals after a negative response to sexual advances or offering employment benefits in exchange for sexual favors. Hostile Work Environment sexual harassment is generally behavior that unreasonably interferes with a person's ability to perform their job and does not necessarily involve employment benefits.
Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment is deliberate and/or repeated sexual or sex-based behavior that is not welcome and not asked for.(see page 41)
Any unwanted sexual advance, request for sexual favors, or verbal or physical behavior of a sexual nature that alarms or annoys someone, or interferes with someone's privacy, or creates an intimidating or hostile environment.
can be defined as any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, or verbal or other physical conduct directed at an individual or individuals because of gender and motivated by animus (strong dislike or animosity) based on gender.
Unwanted sexual advances or behavior on the job that creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment.
constitutes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's employment; submission to or rejection of such conduct by a individual is used as the basis for employment decisions affecting such an individual; or such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.
Sexual harassment is persistent or abusive sexual attention by a person who knows or should know that such attention is unwanted; or implied or expressed promise of reward for complying with a sexually-oriented request; or implied or expressed threat or reprisal, in the form of actual punishment or the withholding of opportunity for refusal to carry out a sexually-oriented request; or sexually-oriented remarks and behavior which may create a negative psychological and emotional environment.
Under the Sexual Discrimination Act 1975, sexual harassment occurs when a person is subject to abuse, hostile behaviour or other unwanted conduct because of his/her sex. The person may be awarded compensation in an industrial tribunal even where there has been no financial loss. Employers should put in place the necessary policies, training, discipline and monitoring to limit such risks. The employer avoids such liability if he shows he did all that was reasonable to prevent such conduct.
Unwanted sexual behavior, such as touching, verbal comments, sexual name calling, spreading sexual rumors, gestures, jokes, pictures, leers, overly personal conversation, concerning or blocking student's movement, pulling at clothes, etc.
A term used in human rights legislation and referring primarily to harassment in employment situations, related to sex or gender, which detrimentally affects the working environment. The most overt variation of sexual harassment is the quid pro quo offer of work-favor in exchange for sexual favor.
Harassment is an un-welcomed sexual advance by an employer or supervisor that becomes a condition of the employee's employment or represents a threat to the employee's continued employment. A "hostile work environment" harassment claim can arise when the presence of demeaning or sexual photographs, jokes, threats, or overall atmosphere is so pervasive as to create an intimidating and offensive work environment.
Actions that are sexually directed, are unwanted, and subject the worker to adverse employment conditions or create a hostile work environment.
Sexual harassment is harassment or unwelcome attention of a sexual nature. It includes a range of behavior from mild transgressions and annoyances to serious abuses, which can even involve forced sexual activity. (Dziech et al 1990, Boland 2002) Sexual harassment is considered a form of illegal discrimination, and is a form of abuse (sexual and psychological) and bullying.
"Sexual Harassment" is the second episode of the second season of the television series The Office (U.S. version). It was written by B.J. Novak and directed by Ken Kwapis.
Sexual Harassment is an episode in the fictional animated series Beavis and Butt-head. It aired in the fifth season (1994-1995) and is available on DVD as part of The Mike Judge Collection.