Category Archives: Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment

What is sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment is probably the most well known form of employment discrimination.  However, many do not know what sexual harassment is.  It is not a single instance of name calling, a request for a date, or a leering look.  Rather, in order to prove sexual harassment, a plaintiff must show that he or she has been subjected to unwelcome conduct that creates a hostile environment based on his or her sex that is sufficiently severe and pervasive to alter the terms and conditions of his or her employment.

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