Jump to navigation. University contractors are also subject to this policy. Sexual harassment and discrimination are illegal and endanger the environment of civility and mutual respect that must prevail if the University is to fulfill its mission.
Each member of the University community shares a common responsibility to maintain an environment free from all forms of sexual harassment, including sexual violence 1. Individuals who have concerns about sexual harassment should seek assistance or advice. Individuals are not required to reveal their identity in seeking advice, however, it may be necessary to reveal identity for the purpose of investigation.
The Maryland Department of Labor is committed to creating a workplace void of all unlawful discrimination and which more specifically is free from harassment or intimidation based upon sex. This policy applies uniformly to all departmental employees, programs and activities. It prohibits any form of unwanted or unwelcome advances of a sexual nature by supervisors, co-workers, beneficiaries and other clients. This policy also prohibits any conduct that creates a hostile or intimidating work environment.
There has never been a more important time to examine your sexual harassment policy. The purpose has been to avoid liability in a lawsuit. This step-by-step guide takes you through the seven key sections of an effective sexual harassment policy.
This policy sets expectations for employee behavior that will protect students, campus visitors, and all University of Florida employees from any form of sexual misconduct, including, but not limited to sexual harassment, in order to establish and maintain a safe and comfortable environment for working, learning, and residing. This policy applies to all students, employees, campus visitors, and applicants for either admission or employment who express concerns of being the recipient of any form of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, by University affiliated employees, students, visitors, or contracted workers. The University of Florida is committed to providing a safe educational, working, and residential environment that is free from sexual harassment or misconduct directed towards any and all members of the community.
A sexual harassment policy is important for ensuring a safe workplace for employees. High-profile incidents have led to litigation and resignations of well-known figures in the entertainment, business and political worlds. But some business owners have been slow to act. It also helps show you are proactive about ensuring a safe workplace if a harassment case is filed in a tribunal or court.
Our sexual harassment policy aims to protect men and women in our company from unwanted sexual advances and give them guidelines to report incidents. We will also explain how we handle claims, punish sexual harassment and help victims recover. Our culture is based on mutual respect and collaboration.
Allegation: An assertion of facts that one intends to prove through an investigation procedure, hearing or trial. Alleged perpetrator: A person alleged to have committed an act of sexual harassment. Beneficiaries: Groups and individuals with whom Sonke works, to whom Sonke provides assistance, and for whose rights Sonke advocates.