Course Project Essay

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Your course project for this term is to write a 4-6 page, double-spaced mini-research project on Sexual Harassment. Everything you need to know about the project resides on this tab. You must use at least 2 outside resources besides the textbook. Your paper must be written in APA format, include a title and reference page, and reference your sources both internally (parenthetically) and in the reference page. Your paper will answer the following questions, will include case research, and will include one appendix item. The paper is due at the end of Week 6. Use internet research, the textbook, and the DeVry Online Library (and any other relevant sources) to research the information in this paper. 1. Define sexual harassment as the term is used legally. Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: (1) submission to such conduct is made a term or condition of employment or participating in educational programs; or (2) submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as a basis for employment or academic decisions affecting the individual; or (3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an employee's work performance or student's academic performance creating an intimidating , hostile, or offensive working or learning environment. The definition of sexual harassment that is in the guidelines of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) also is copied by most states and employers for their own use. The guidelines state: Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's employment, submission to or

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