10 Things You Might Not Know About Sexual Harassment:

What You Don't Know Can Hurt You

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We all may think we know what's considered sexual harassment in the workplace. But many types of unwanted physical, verbal and visual behaviors can constitute sexual harassment—including some you might think are innocuous.

In fact, sexually harassing conduct in the California workplace does not need to be motivated by sexual desire. In other words, Jamie doesn't have to want to date Bob in order harass him. If she repeatedly makes sexually offensive comments to him, that can be harassment.

Reading CalChamber's free white paper about sexual harassment may just keep your employees, and therefore you, out of trouble.

Updated November 28, 2022

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