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Sexual harassment in the VA

Hearing before the Subcommittee [on] Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Veterans" Affairs, House of Representatives, ... Congress, first session, April 17, 1997

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages397
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Open LibraryOL7376336M
ISBN 100160556716
ISBN 109780160556715

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Former students at the University of Virginia have accused a creative writing professor and National Book Award winner of sexual harassment. Federal and state laws protect employees from harassment because of sex in the workplace. As a result, almost all employers today have policies that. require appropriate corrective action for violations of the sexual harassment policy. In many cases, corrective action means immediate termination of the accused. Sexual harassment is a type of harassment involving the use of explicit or implicit sexual overtones, including the unwelcome or inappropriate promise of rewards in exchange for sexual favors. Sexual harassment includes a range of actions from verbal transgressions to sexual abuse or assault. Harassment can occur in many different social settings such as the workplace, the .


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