Business / Human Resources (HR) / Harassment: Conduct or actions, based on race, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military membership or veteran status, severe or pervasive enough to create a hostile, abusive or intimidating work environment for a reasonable person. State laws may further define harassment to include additional protections, such as sexual orientation, marital status, transsexualism or cross-dressing, political affiliation, criminal record, prior psychiatric treatment, occupation, citizenship status, personal appearance, 'matriculation,' tobacco use outside work, Appalachian origin, receipt of public assistance or dishonorable discharge from the military .

Quid Pro Quo Harassment

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Quid Pro Quo Harassment: Quid pro harassment involves expressed or implied demands for sexual favors in exchange for some benefit (a promotion, pay increase, etc.) or to avoid some detriment (termination, demotion, etc.) in t MORE

Sexual Harassment

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Sexual Harassment: Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individ MORE

Third-Party Sexual Harassment

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Third-Party Sexual Harassment: Harassment of an employee by someone other than another employee, such as a client, customer, vendor or service provider. MORE