What is discriminatory harassment based on Sex?

Verbal or physical conduct that is directed at an individual because that individual’s sex, and that is sufficiently severe, pervasive, or persistent so as to have the purpose or effect of creating a hostile work or educational environment.

Examples Can Include:

  • Unwanted and excessive attention through phone calls, emails, letters, gifts, etc.
  • Using language that is offensive and/or implies inferiority of another individual based on their sex, such as “slut,” “bitch,” “babe,” “stud,” etc.
  • Continually making offensive comments about women in general.

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