How to Identify Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

This 2 minutes safety training video covers: What are the blatant sexual harassment, what are the different forms of sexual conduct, what are the possible effects of sexual harassment, why employees don’t report harassment. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 17 minutes full length version.

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Sexual harassment can be devastating for its victims as well as for the companies they work for. It's also illegal. But the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission still receives more than 10,000 sexual harassment complaints from U.S. workers every year.

The first in a three-part series on sexual harassment in the workplace, Atlantic Training's "Preventing Sexual Harassment… for Employees" training program provides employees with the information they need to help prevent sexual harassment in their workplace and deal with it effectively if it does occur.

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Video Transcript

Most people believe that sexual harassment is about sex. In reality sexual harassment is about power or the abuse of power. Quid, pro, quo applies anytime a supervisor or someone with authority offers or withholds work-related benefits and exchange for sexually related favors. However, it doesn’t need to be a blatant sexual favors type of exchange to the behavior to be considered quid pro quo sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is one of the most controversial and least understood issue in today’s working environment but it’s the reality that continues to play in our society.