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Sexual Harassment Policy
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Prevention of Sexual Harassment. The most effective weapon against sexual harassment is prevention. Harassment does not disappear on its own. In fact, it is more likely that when the problem is not addressed, the harassment will worsen and become more difficult to remedy as time goes on. Employer Responsibilities.
Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Employers, housing providers, educators and other responsible parties must make sure they maintain poison-free environments that respect human rights. This takes commitment and work, but is worth it. To do so would extend or continue the life of the initial discriminatory act. This duty extends to people who, while not the main actors, are drawn into a discriminatory situation through contractual relations or in other ways.
Office of Civil Rights. The Department of State is committed to providing a workplace that is free from sexual harassment. Sexual harassment in the workplace is against the law and will not be tolerated. When the Department determines that an allegation of sexual harassment is credible, it will take prompt and appropriate corrective action.