What is Sexual Harassment?

Posted by: Dr. Justin D'Arienzo, Psy.D., ABPP

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Sexual Harassment is defined as:

  • A form of discrimination
  • Unwelcome Sexual Advances
  • Requests for sexual advances
  • Verbal/physical conduct of sexual nature
  • Behavior that creates a hostile/offensive work environment

How do we Stop Sexual Harassment?

Prevention is the best tool to eliminate sexual harassment within the workplace. Communicate to your employees that sexual harassment will not be tolerated. It is important to establish an effective procedure to take immediate action when there are sexual harassment claims in the work environment. Ask yourself: does your company culture promote sexual harassment or is your culture intolerant of sexual harassment?

How Prevalent is Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? 

  • About 70% of women and 20% of men report experiencing sexual harassment.
  • 70-90% of women that experience sexual harassment at work never report it.
  • The EEOC reported 26,221 cases of sexual harassment in 2019.
  • Many cases are not reported.
  • Sexual harassment company cost is in the billions.

Costs of Sexual Harassment

  • Can cause mental health issues (i.e., PTSD, depression, Eating disorders)
  • Physical health problems
  • Decreased productivity due to work withdrawal and job dissatisfaction
  • Increase in employee turnover


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  • Section 1.1: Welcome to Sexual Harassment Awareness Training
  • Section 1.2: Introduction to Sexual Awareness Training
  • Section 1.3: Origin and Legal History of Sexual Harassment Training
  • Section 1.4: What is Sexual Harassment?
  • Section 2.1: What Constitutes Sexual Harassment?
  • Section 2.2: Types of Sexual Harassment
  • Section 3.1: Typical Sexual Harassment Claims
  • Section 4.1 and 5.1: Sexual Harassment Described and What to Do if You Observe It
  • Section 6.1: As a Manager or HR Professional, How Do I Manage Sexual Harassment Claims?
  • Section 6.2: Interviewing Alleged Victims of Sexual Harassment
  • Section 6.3: Interviewing the Alleged Sexual Harasser and Witnesses
  • Section 6.4: What Else Companies Can Do to Eradicate Sexual Harassment?
  • Section 7.1: Corporate Prevention Measures for Sexual Harassment that Work
  • Section 8.1: Conclusion of Sexual Harassment Awareness Training

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