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  • Power Inequality In The Workplace Between Genders
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    Rebecca Brooker Soc 201 Online Gender Inequality This paper is an analysis of contemporary issues associated with gender and power in the workplace; which will specifically include a discussion of gender relations, stereotyping, women's identity, the structuring of formal and informal power, sources of inequality, and sexual harassment. The concept of gender in relation to the division of labor in the workplace, and in relation to issues of power and control is an unfortunate, groundless stereot...
  • Sexual Harassment Demeans The Victim
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    Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment is a serious problem in the workplace. It primarily victimizes women who are harassed by men, but sexual harassment can be directed at men and can also be same-sex harassment. Sexual harassment demeans the victim, can negatively impact performance, and can limit progression in a career path. Although sexual harassment has gained more public awareness since Anita Hill's testimony against Clarence Thomas during his confirmation hearings in 1991, it is still a pr...
  • Victims Of Sexual Harassment
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    You wouldnt think that giving someone a compliment, like Hey you look sexy today, would be considered harassment. However, in todays world anything is possible. Sexual harassment has become a big issue in society and sometimes a person can take it to the extreme. There are many things that can be considered harassment, there are many ways to prevent it, and there are things you can do to help yourself if you are a victim. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or...
  • Their Employees About Sexual Harassment Laws
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    One of the most common problems in the United States today is sexual harassment. Whether it is from a male or female, sexual harassment has created many forms of controversy within both the public and personal lives of many Americans. The most common place to find sexual harassment is in the workplace. In most cases, female employees feel uncomfortable due to sexual harassment, and therefore are uncomfortable with their career. The most extreme form of sexual harassment occurs when an employee l...
  • Sexual Harassment Cases
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    Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment in the workplace is a very big problem today. It is a problem that hasn't really drawn much attention until now. More and more sexual harassment cases have been brought up today than ever before. We here about a harassment case in the papers almost everyday. Sexual harassment has even drawn attention to movies. One movie that has drawn its most recent attention to sexual harassment is Disclosure. In the movie Disclosure, sexual harassment draws its attention t...
  • Franchisee Liable For Sexual Harassment
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    Final Exam Legal Environment of Business 2003 Question 6: Pizza Hut case: Is either franchisor or franchisee liable for sexual harassment? If so, what type of sexual harassment occurred? Please fully explain your answer. In this case, the franchisee is liable for the hostile work environment sexual harassment type. However, the franchisor should not be held liable unless it can be proven that it has central control over the day-to-day employment decisions of the subsidiary. I will assume that th...
  • Parents Of Harassment Students
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    An issue that is particularly pertinent to students in the middle phase of schooling is that of harassment. Harassment has been 'conceived narrowly as involving physical threatening behavior only. It is now generally seen as including verbal forms of aggression, as in the case of ridicule and name calling'. 1 This essay will concentrate on the harassment as an issue within the middle phase of schools, years 5 to 10, and investigate what actions or responses are being taken by schools to address ...
  • Sexual Harassment On The Job
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    Sexual harassment in the work place is one of the most troubling matters for an employer. If it is left unattended, claims of sexual harassment could place the business at serious risk for costly financial damages and ruined reputations. Employer must open their eyes to the possibility that sexual harassment could happen in their work place and must take all possible steps to prevent its occurrence. In legal terms, sexual harassment is any unwelcome sexual advance or conduct on the job that crea...
  • Allegations Of Sexual Harassment
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    It's hard enough to have and hold a job these days. But when an employer or co-worker mistreats you -- for example, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct -- you are on even shakier ground. It can be reassuring to know that you have some legal protections on your side to help level the working field. This paper will discuss the employment law topic, Sexual Harassment. First I will summarize the statutes of the law. Then the components of the m...
  • Hostile Work Environment Form Of Sexual Harassment
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    Sexual Harassment is a well-known term in the workplace. After a number of media-driven cases of sexual harassment and the rise in the number of sexual harassment claims, employers must be cautious regarding this matter. Unfortunately, Sexual Harassment is not a black-and-white issue; there are many shades of gray when determining whether sexual harassment has occurred. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the laws surrounding sexual harassment. Many people are confused about sexual harassmen...
  • Workplace Romance Policy
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    The workplace is often a place where romances develop. Office relationships have been an issue since men and women began working side by side. Many men and women do not have time to meet a potential romantic partner outside of the office because of their long work hours. Consequently, a romantic relationship with a co-worker can be especially tempting for those who spend many hours at their job. After all, who do co-workers share common interests? Who do they see face-to-face, day in and day out...
  • Companies Train Supervisors And Employees
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    Use Article Review Article Review Use Anti-Harassment to Shelter Yourself from Suits By Majorie A. Johnson Summary of Article In the magazine article Use Anti-Harassment to Shelter yourself from Suit (HR Magazine, 1999), Majorie A. Johnson discusses the importance of training supervisors and employees on dealing with and preventing sexual harassment and other forms of harassment in the workplace. The article begins with references to recent U. S Supreme Court rulings on liability for punitive da...

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