harassment


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Synonyms for harassment

Synonyms for harassment

Synonyms for harassment

a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented

Synonyms

the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

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because sexual harassment is morally wrong (13%); and
Beiner believes that the corrective for presumptions and stereotypes held by the US court system is social science research that provides a factual basis for addressing questions from how victims respond to sexual harassment, through how effective are workplace sexual harassment policies and practices, to what are usual outcomes for women who do report sexual harassment and take their complaints to court.
A new statutory definition of harassment has now been introduced by the Employment Equality (Sex Discrimination) Regulations 2005, in force from October last year.
Traditionally, once the conduct was determined to be based on gender, it then would be categorized as either quid pro quo sexual harassment or hostile work environment.
While the statute states neither training nor the failure to train will "in and of itself" eliminate or create liability, a plaintiff's counsel will argue to a jury that non-compliant employers should be punished for not doing their part to prevent the sexual harassment their client alleges.
Her thesis is that sexual harassment law has not caught up with science concerning what is known about harassing behavior in the workplace and that social science can assist in the law's development.
To prove quid pro quo sexual harassment it is necessary to prove that a person was a member of a protected class (pertaining to gender, race, age, and religion); the person was subjected to unwelcome sexual harassment; the harassment was based on sex, and the person's reaction to the harassment affects tangible aspects of her or his compensation, terms, concessions, or privileges of employment.
The ad campaign aims to help Ontarians identify sexual violence and harassment when it happens, so that they are able to step in and help.
The report's findings indicate the spread of sexual harassment across Egypt.
Tirath said that a new chapter has begun with the implementation of the Sexual harassment of women at workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.
The survey is the latest step in the campaign by the group, which is composed of pro bono lawyers and volunteers tracking harassment cases in various parts of Lebanon, and a hotline that receives harassment complaints.
If the sexual harassment is physical in nature, it may provide evidence of the crime of sexual assault (intentional physical contact of a sexual nature to which there is no consent).
Currently, an employer is liable for the harassment of employees by third parties - such as customers and visitors - where it occurs in the course of their employment, where the employer failed to take reasonably practicable steps to prevent the harassment and where the employer had knowledge that the employee had been harassed on at least two other occasions by the third party.
May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA today announced publication of the 2012 Edition of Preventing Sexual Harassment and Other Workplace Harassment: A Fact Sheet for Employees, a tool that employers can use to strengthen an organization's nonharassment policy.
The purpose of this case is to present a dilemma regarding the actions that should be taken in response to incidences of sexual harassment at Laocoon Aeronautics Corporation.