Discrimination Adn Harassment Prevention - US Employees

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It is part of the employer's responsibility to ensure that the employees work in an environment free of discrimination and harassment. Find out below the measures to prevent discrimination and harassment below. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Discrimination, workplace harassment and sexual harassment can be illegal behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Harassment is limited to exchanges between men and women.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Only a member of management has the power to eliminate discrimination, workplace harassment and sexual harassment in the workplace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If I tell my manager I am being harassed my manager can guarantee my name will be kept out of it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Prevention is the most effective way to eliminate discrimination, workplace harassment and sexual harassment in the workplace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Discrimination and Harassment can cause: Employees to be hurt emotionally Productivity to go down Absenteeism to go up Employees to be fearful of others Workplace morale to be reduced

    • B. 

      When management knows about the problem it can be corrected

    • C. 

      Discrimination, workplace harassment and sexual harassment must be stopped!

  • 7. 
    When reporting an incident of discrimination or harassment in the workplace you should:
    • A. 

      Keep a written record of dates, times, locations, details of what occurred and any witnesses

    • B. 

      Keep copies of any notes, emails, or other written materials

    • C. 

      Complete an incident report

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Some ways that you can help to contribute to a positive work environment free from discrimination and harassment are:
    • A. 

      Tell others when their actions or comments are offensive

    • B. 

      Refrain from engaging in inappropriate behavior

    • C. 

      Be familiar with Brainhunter discrimination and harassment prevention policies

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Workplace harassment may include:  (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Sexual advances, inappropriate touching

    • B. 

      Intimidating or offensive jokes

    • C. 

      Displaying or circulating offensive pictures or materials

    • D. 

      Offensive or intimidating phone calls

  • 10. 
    The workplace is any place where an employee does work, and includes any off-site places where the employee goes to transact business.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Workplace Harassment/Discrimination may be inflicted by:
    • A. 

      An employee, supervisor, or manager

    • B. 

      A visitor, supplier, client, or consultant

    • C. 

      Next of Kin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Sexual harassment is not defined as:
    • A. 

      Gender specific

    • B. 

      Any comment or conduct of a sexual nature that is likely to cause an employee offence or humiliation

    • C. 

      Any unwelcome, unsolicited sexual comments, gestures, physical contact or demands for sexual favors

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 13. 
    An employee reports harassment to his/her supervisor and says, “I don’t want you to do anything about this.  I just want you to listen and be aware of what is going on.”  Which of the following does not apply?
    • A. 

      A supervisor promises to “just listen and be aware.”

    • B. 

      Once a supervisor receives a report of harassment or discrimination, a supervisor has an obligation to take action.

    • C. 

      A supervisor has the responsibility to ensure the integrity of the workplace. A supervisor must exercise reasonable care to prevent and promptly correct any discrimination or harassment they know about or should know about.

  • 14. 
    An employee filed a report of harassment with her supervisor.  After an investigation the employer did not agree that harassment occurred.  Because harassment was not found, the employee can be disciplined.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A technician is contracted to maintain the office copy machine.  Each time the technician makes a service call the technician tells a dirty joke.  Some clients find this offensive.  Can the client report a harassment/discrimination claim?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No