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Employee Handbook
Schultes Precision Manufacturing, Inc.
Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
• Submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly as 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 such 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 work environment.
While it is not possible to identify each and every act that constitutes or may constitute sexual harassment, the following are some examples of sexual harassment are provided below:
• Unwelcome requests for sexual favors
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Repeated requests for dates after being informed that interest is unwelcome
Retaliating against an employee for refusing a sexual advance or reporting an incident of possible sexual harassment to SPM or any government agency
Offering or providing favors or employment benefits such as promotions, favorable evaluations, favorable assigned duties or shifts, etc., in exchange for
sexual favors
Any unwanted physical touching or assaults, or blocking or impeding movements.
• Lewd or derogatory comments or
jokes •
• Comments regarding sexual behavior or the body of another employee
• Sexual innuendo and other vocal activity such as catcalls or whistles
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• Obscene letters, notes, emails,
invitations, photographs, cartoons,
articles, or other written or
pictorial materials of a sexual
natures •
Other Harassment
Other workplace harassment is often verbal or physical conduct that insults or shows hostility or aversion towards an individual because of the individual's age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Again, while it is not possible to list all the circumstances that may constitute other forms of workplace harassment, the following are some examples of conduct that may constitute workplace harassment:
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