Understanding Sexual Harassment in the Workplace.
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Sexual harassment, as defined under state specific anti-discrimination laws or falling under sex discrimination, is unwanted or unwelcome sexual advances.
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Sexual Harassment FAQs
‘Sexual harassment’ is considered to be any form of unwelcome sexual behaviour that’s offensive, humiliating or intimidating to an employee or female in the workplace. It is not just considered misconduct in the workplace, it’s against the law. Being sexually harassed affects people in different ways, psychologically and physically. If you’re experiencing or know someone experiencing sexual harassment, there are many things they can do to stop it and prevent it. Often, employers are liable for large compensation for sexual harassment in the workplace.