… sexual issues must never be discussed in a work or study area.
However, the legal definition of what constitutes sexual harassment is often unclear. Therefore, if an individual feels that a discussion of sexuality is inappropriate, he or she may accuse someone of sexual harassment.
Opponents of current sexual discrimination argue that strict laws provide an open door for false claims of sexual harassment, which can damage …
… fear regarding sexual harassment. Many companies have reported that male executives refuse to participate in business travel with female colleagues, because they fear they will somehow be charged with sexual harassment. In addition, male managers, opponents say, may avoid hiring women out of fear of potential sexual harassment.
However, despite these arguments, the EEOC reports that only three percent of sexual harassment claims are deliberately false. Research …
… to protect this right.
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