Sexual Harassment In The Workplace


According to Edmund Wall's definition of sexual harassment, it is a form of invasive communication that violates victim's privacy rights, if all of these four conditions are met.

X does not attempt to obtain Y'S consent to communicate to her or his or someone else's sexual interest.
X communicates to Y his or someone else's sexual interest in Y
Y does not consent to discuss the matter with X
Y feels distressed because X did not attempt to get her consent or she objects to the content of his sexual comments

Roger did not attempt to get Maria's consent before discussing Maria's sexual interest to Bill, also Roger told Maria about Bill's sexual interest ...

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and out, men and women discuss these issues all the time about their interest in someone of the opposite sex (preferably) outside the presence of the individuals in question. Maria does give meeting the man some thought, so it does not bother her this much. Maria chooses not to discuss the situation any further, so any information if Maria decided to discuss the situation any further would depend upon Roger ever bringing up the subject again without Maria's first initiating the conversation, to be able to accurately decide if this was creating a hostile work environment. Considering this sexual harassment, and having an emotional crisis over this, is clearly paranoia .It is not sexual harassment to ask someone out on a date, a couple of times, or almost all of us would be in court every day.
Vaughan criticizes Wall's definition of being to narrow. Vaughana said that Wall did not consider the Quid Pro and Hostile environment, which is that Maria would lose her job or not be ...

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to begin with, or she would have taken a more aggressive approach about making sure Roger gets the message. In legitimate cases, justice is almost never granted, if an individual allows themselves to be victimized in real life, the courts will usually victimize the victim again. It is not a good idea to leave it up to the justice system to draw the line on where the offense one takes is going to be stopped. To bring the EEOC guidelines in, says it all, and in my opinion would invalidate the entire case. The EEOC does not enforce it's own laws, even when proof beyond a shadow of a doubt is presented. So how can someone even consider the EEOC laws? If the woman is white, attractive by the ...

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