Specific Sexual Harassment Situations

  • A customer makes sexual comments about a waitress/waiter’s body or touches her/him.
  • A saleswoman closes a big deal. Her sales manager makes a comment that implies that she got the sale because she slept with the customer.
  • Because Cheryl refuses to date Paul, Paul adjust equipment that Cheryl is using. By adjusting that equipment, Cheryl is injured or believes she could be injured.
  • A sales manager tells a female employee that the reason she has a skin rash and backache is because she does not get enough sex.
  • A teacher/professor singles out a female student and makes sexual innuendos by comparing the teaching topic/equipment/demonstration with that student’s body and looks
  • A teacher/professor seats a attractive student in the front of the classroom and stares at their bodies
  • A teacher/professor asks a student to stay after class to meet with him with the pretext of class work but makes sexual advances towards that student instead.
  • Employees use an interactive software program at work that is a sexually explicit computer game.
  • Males speculate about and bet on a female co-worker’s virginity or sex life in front of other female co-worker’s.
  • Waitresses are forced to wear short skirts slit high on the thigh, shorts, and/or outfits that have plunging necklines. These uniforms lead to sexual harassment by customers, management, busboys, and bartenders.