Sexual harassment in the workplace is a serious issue. Thanks to the #MeToo movement, more victims are stepping forward to report misconduct. In the United States, your employer is legally obligated to investigate reports of sexual harassment. But when sexual harassment happens at work, most people don’t know what steps they should take. (Los Angeles Times, Dec. 19, 2017)
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■ SEXUAL HARASSMENT
• Making conditions of employment dependent on sexual favors.
• Physical acts of sexual assault.
• Requests for sexual favors.
• Verbal harassment of a sexual nature.
• Unwanted touching or physical contact.