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Harassment Types of harassment (Quid Pro Quo & Hostile Environment) Harassment is defined by the dictionary as: To hostile or prejudicial remarks or actions; pressure or intimidate. Although some people consider this actions as physical, there are other types of aggressions. The following are physical or verbal examples that can happen in a workplace or elsewhere. Sexual Harassment: It can be present at any workplace, school or within the family and has a great impact on women. Although, men can suffer from it as well. In many countries it’s considered a delictive act and is penalized according to its gravity. There are two types of sex discrimination. Quid pro quo sexual harassment and Hostile environment sexual harassment. Quid Pro Quo (this for that) it happens when a job benefit is connected to an employee accepting undesired sexual actions. For example: A worker will receive a raise if he or she accepts a date with his or her boss. This harassment is unlawful if the victim resists and suffers the threatened harm or submits and thus avoids the threatened harm. Hostile environment sexual harassment is when an employee is victim of comment of a sexual nature, unwelcome physical contact or offensive materials as a part of the daily work environment. For example: Intimidation, abusive language, offensive jokes or comments based on the sex of the person, etc. Racial Harassment: Unwelcome behavior that happens to a person because of his or her race, such as verbal or physical conduct of a racial nature. Conduct based upon color or national origin

is analyzed under the law similar to race harassment, and also may violate the law. For example:…...

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