Civil Rights Overview/ Sexual Harassment Prevention

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  • 1. 
    Discrimination is the unfair treatment of one person or group, usually because of prejudice about race, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation, or gender (not an all inclusive list).  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Discrimination can occur during any aspect of employment. This includes hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits and any other term or condition of employment.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    According to the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, harassment is unwelcome conduct that is based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, and/or age.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Harassment becomes unlawful where: 1) Enduring the offensive conduct becomes a condition of continued employment. 2) The conduct is severe or pervasive enough to create a work environment that a reasonable person would consider intimidating, hostile, or abusive. 3) The conduct is retaliatory in nature.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Victims of the harassment or discrimination can be the same race, color, national origin or ethnicity as the person who inflicted the harassment or discrimination.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Mountain Mahogany Community School (MMCS) is required to reasonably accommodate an employee’s religious beliefs or practices to allow an employee to practice his or her religion. e.g. flexible scheduling, voluntary shift substitutions or swaps, job reassignments, and modifications to workplace policies or practices (like dress code).  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Harassment can also involve treating someone less favorably because of his or her connection with an organization or group that is generally associated with people of a certain sex.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Sexual Harassment is unwelcome, deliberate and/or repeated unsolicited comments, gestures, or physical contact of a sexual nature when:  It is made a term and condition of employment  It is used as the basis for an employment decision  It creates an offensive/hostile working environment  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Quid Pro Quo This form of harassment occurs when sexual favors or acquiescence to sexual conduct are a condition of hire, promotion or other employment benefits.  Literally means ‘this for that’.  "You can have that raise if you have dinner with me."  "Come sit on my lap while we discuss your future with the company."  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Sexual Harrassment Can Be Visual:  display of pictures, drawings or cartoons which are offensive in a sexual context  written notes, stories, jokes, verse, etc. which may be offensive in a sexual context  staring, ogling, leering  any behavior with sexual overtones  wearing revealing attire  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    One's intent is NOT the determining factor in evaluating a case of sexual harassment – the perception is. If someone perceives your behavior as harassing, it is.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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