Intimidating sports phrases
● Sending, forwarding or soliciting sexually suggestive letters, notes, emails, or images ● Use of racially derogatory words, phrases, epithets ● Demonstrations of a racial or ethnic nature such as a use of gestures, pictures or drawings which would offend a particular racial or ethnic group ● Comments about an individual’s skin color or other racial/ethnic characteristics ● Making disparaging remarks about an individual’s gender that are not sexual in nature ● Negative comments about an employee’s religious beliefs (or lack of religious beliefs) ● Expressing negative stereotypes regarding an employee’s birthplace or ancestry ● Negative comments regarding an employee’s age when referring to employees 40 and over ● Derogatory or intimidating references to an employee’s mental or physical impairment Harassment that results in a tangible employment action occurs when a management official’s harassing conduct results in some significant change in an employee’s employment status (e.g., hiring, firing, promotion, failure to promote, demotion, formal discipline, such as suspension, undesirable reassignment, or a significant change in benefits, a compensation decision, or a work assignment).Only individuals with supervisory or managerial responsibility can commit this type of harassment. The complaining party must be a member of a statutorily protected class; 2.
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