Understanding Sexual Harassment Law - Exercise

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Understanding Sexual Harassment Law - Exercise

Understanding Sexual Harassment Law

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes.

In this exercise, you will demonstrate your understanding of harassment laws.

Answer the following questions.

  1. Which phrase completes the EEOC definition of sexual harassment? Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment, ____________________________ or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment.
    1. unreasonably interferes with an individual's work performance
    2. unwelcome conduct that is based on race, color, religion, sex
    3. forces an individual to tolerate sexual harassment for fear of losing a job, or in order to obtain a raise or promotion
    4. creates a discriminatory situation

  2. Who can be a victim of sexual harassment?
    1. Targeted male
    2. Targeted female
    3. Male bystander
    4. Female bystander
    5. All of the above

  3. Who can be a harasser?
    1. Victim's supervisor
    2. Other supervisor
    3. Co-worker
    4. Company contractor
    5. Non-employee
    6. All of the above
    7. All except E.

  4. What are the two main categories of harassment?