offensive work environment

offensive work environment

noun abhorrent workplace, abominable job environment at work, actionnble workplace, execrable milieu at work, hostile workklace, repulsive workplace, unacceptable workplace
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Protection against harassment of women at work place Act 2010, defines harassment as any unwelcome, sexual advance, request for sexual favours or other verbal or written communication creating an intimidating, hostile, offensive work environment.
Similarly, offensive comments about an employee's religious beliefs or practices, or lack of belief, constitute illegal harassment if frequent or so severe that they create a hostile, offensive work environment.
Sexual harassment is defined as "unsolicited and unwelcome comments, gestures or contacts of a sexual nature that affect an individual's employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual's performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.
Sexual harassment, which is defined as unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and any other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when (i) submission to or rejection of this conduct by an individual impacts decisions affecting hiring, evaluation, promotion, retention, or employment; (ii) this conduct interferes with the individual's ability to perform his or her job function or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment, or (iii) sexual conduct that is unwanted and offensive to those individuals who are subjected to it or others who witness it.
Thus, employers may be held liable in these circumstances if they 'fail to remedy or prevent a hostile or offensive work environment of which management-level employees knew, or in the exercise of reasonable care should have known" (Lockard v.
Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with the individual's work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment.
A hostile environment occurs when verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature unreasonably interferes with an employee's performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment.
Offensive job interference--such conduct has a purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an employee's work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment.
Hostile environment sexual harassment occurs when unwelcome sexual conduct reasonably interferes with an individual's job performance or creates hostile, intimidating or offensive work environment.
The conduct is so severe or pervasive that it has the purpose or effect of creating a hostile, intimidating or offensive work environment.
Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual's work performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.
when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual's work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment (EEOC, "Facts About Sexual Harassment," 1997).