Sexual Harassment After The Advances Term Paper

Length: 5 pages Sources: 1+ Subject: Careers Type: Term Paper Paper: #35048039 Related Topics: Workplace Bullying, Title Vii, Bullying, Equality
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These types of insurance against claims of sexual impropriety and harassment are becoming more and more common in light of the established legal precedents defining sexual harassment.

Another way that employers have reacted to sexual harassment is to educate and train employees about what constitutes it. Many employers have created classes, seminars, or even just opened discussion about how sexual harassment is defined by the Supreme Court, as well as taken steps to ensure that employees realize that the court of public opinion is one in which the company may be effected just as harshly. These types of education and training have been demonstrated to improve employee relations and to increase awareness of what behaviors may constitute sexual harassment in the workplace (Antecol and Cobb-Clark, 2003).

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From its original prohibition in the Civil Rights Act to recent disputes regarding employer liability for their work environments, the legal status of sexual harassment has evolved and been narrowed, but the overriding principle-that discriminating or altering treatment toward someone based on their gender-has remained the same, and can be seen in the methods used to prevent this type of discrimination by employers today.

Works Cited

Antecol, Heather and Cobb-Clark, Deborah, 2003. "Does Sexual Harassment Training Change Attitudes? A View from the Federal Level,"Social Science Quarterly, 84:4.

Burlington Industries, Inc. V. Ellerth (118 S. Ct. 876, 1998)

Corn v. Bausch and Lomb, Inc. (390 F. Supp 161, 1977)

Fisher, Anne, 1998. "AFTER ALL THIS TIME, WHY DON'T PEOPLE KNOW WHAT SEXUAL HARASSMENT MEANS? KNOW WHAT SEXUAL HARASSMENT MEANS?," Fortune, 01/12/98, Vol. 137 Issue

Garner, Bryan, ed., 2004. Black's Law Dictionary 8th ed. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing.

Harris V. Forklift Systems, 510 U.S. 17, 1993

Heller, Matthew, 2004. "Employees push legal boundaries in this year's Supreme Court cases," Workforce Management, Jan2004, Vol. 83, Issue 1.

Marquand, Robert, 1998. "HIGH COURT NARROWS HARASSMENT DEBATE," Christian Science Monitor, 3/26/98, Vol. 90 Issue

Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson, 477 U.S. 57, 1986.

Oracle v. Sundowner Offshore Services (118 S. Ct.…

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Works Cited

Antecol, Heather and Cobb-Clark, Deborah, 2003. "Does Sexual Harassment Training Change Attitudes? A View from the Federal Level,"Social Science Quarterly, 84:4.

Burlington Industries, Inc. V. Ellerth (118 S. Ct. 876, 1998)

Corn v. Bausch and Lomb, Inc. (390 F. Supp 161, 1977)

Fisher, Anne, 1998. "AFTER ALL THIS TIME, WHY DON'T PEOPLE KNOW WHAT SEXUAL HARASSMENT MEANS? KNOW WHAT SEXUAL HARASSMENT MEANS?," Fortune, 01/12/98, Vol. 137 Issue


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