Sexual Harassment online training
funk at LCLARK.EDU
Sat Aug 11 16:23:30 PDT 2001
Our law school has introduced an online sexual harassment training
program, developed by the New Media Learning Center.
Harassment of any kind is bothersome, demeaning, irritating, and
behavior. Sexual harassment is simply harassment of a sexual
Pre-test Question 1
While at work, Janet frequently makes personal phone calls
to her friends. Her conversations are loud and generously
sprinkled with foul and obscene language. Her co-workers in
nearby cubicles cannot help but overhear her conversations.
Janet's behavior cannot be interpreted as sexually harassing,
because she is not addressing her language directly toward
her co-workers. True or False? [the correct answer is identified
Hostile Work Environment
A hostile work environment is one in which unwelcome conduct of a
nature creates an uncomfortable work environment for some members
the community. Examples of this conduct include sexually explicit
sexually provocative photographs, foul or hostile language or
Conduct of a sexual nature may consist of sexually explicit behavior or
comments, sexual innuendo or behavior or comments that are sex-based or
directed against someone because of his or her gender.
Anton Harris, customer service supervisor at All Be Well, Inc.
posts calendars featuring nude women in his office. The calendars:
a. can be left up unless someone complains
b. can contribute to a hostile working environment
c. are protected as freedom of expression under the
d. are nobody's business but Anton's
[the correct answer is identified as b]
Lewis & Clark Law School
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