DHA(LEGAL) - EMPLOYEE STANDARDS OF CONDUCT: SEXUAL HARASSMENT/SEXUAL ABUSE

Sexual Harassment of Other Employees

Submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's employment;

Submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for employment decisions affecting the individual; or

Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment.

42 U.S.C. 2000e-2(a); 29 CFR 1604.11(a); Meritor Sav. Bank, FSB v. Vinson, 477 U.S. 57, 106 S.Ct. 2399 (1986); Harris v. Forklift Systems, Inc., 510 U.S. 17, 114 S.Ct. 367 (1993)

Standard of Care

Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth, 524 U.S. 742, 118 S.Ct. 2257 (1998); Faragher v. City of Boca Raton, 524 U.S. 775, 118 S.Ct. 2275 (1998)

Sexual Harassment of Students

Sexual Abuse of Students

Region XIV Education Service Center

DHA(LEGAL)-ESCA

UPDATE 8

DATE ISSUED: 5/10/2004