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Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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1) Explain some of the ways of combating sexual harassment in the workplace.

2) Discuss the negative work outcomes resulting from sexual harassment.

Minimum of 200 words in length. Support your claims with examples from no more then one or two scholarly resources, and properly cite any references with APA format.

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Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual harassment is the act of intimidation, bullying, threatening, humiliating and abusing others. When this happens in the workplace, it can take on many forms. Sexual harassment is unwelcome and inappropriate. Those that sexually harass others intimidate and bully coworkers, especially the junior rank, in return for rewards and favors or the promise thereof. This act is illegal in the US as the EEOC (n.d.) explains - "It is unlawful to harass a person (an applicant or employee) because of that person's sex. Harassment can include 'sexual harassment' or unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature... harassment is illegal when it is so frequent or severe that it creates a hostile or offensive work environment or when it results in an adverse ...

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The expert examines combating sexual harassment in the Workplace. The negative work outcomes resulting from sexual harassment are determined.

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