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Sexual Harassment Quiz
 
1. An employer will not be liable for sexual harassment committed by managers or supervisors as long as it is not aware of the conduct.
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2. It is not unlawful harassment for a manager or supervisor to assign unfavorable work duties only to women.
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3. To bring a lawsuit for sexual harassment, a victim does not need to show that he or she suffered a monetary or economic harm, such as being fired or demoted.
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4. It is unlawful for a man to sexually harass another man because of his gender.
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5. Quid pro quo sexual harassment (e.g., promising more favorable working conditions in return for sex) can be committed by managers, coworkers and even customers.
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6. If an employee does not immediately complain about offensive behavior, the behavior is probably welcome and not harassment.
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7. An employee who joins in with sex jokes or sexual banter in the workplace may be a victim of sexual harassment.
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8. An employee who consents to a supervisor's sexual advances can state a claim for sexual harassment.
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9. An employer may set higher standards of conduct for its employees than the law requires.
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10. Abusive behavior aimed at one sex that is not "sexual" in nature (e.g., a supervisor who is constantly rude to female employees and tells them that they are "dumb broads") can be sexual harassment.
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11. A person who works in an office where sexual harassment occurs, but to whom sexual activity is not directed, may still sue the organization for sexual harassment.
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12. A manager's threats to retaliate against a subordinate if he or she refuses sexual advances may constitute sexual harassment even if the threats are never carried out.
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13. A romantic relationship between a manager and his or her subordinate is sexual harassment.
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    False
14. An employer that has an anti-harassment policy will avoid liability for sexual harassment committed by a victim's coworker.
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    False
15. Managers and supervisors can never be personally sued for sexual harassment.
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16. An employer should address a complaint of sexual harassment that allegedly occurred several years ago.
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17. An employer should require a person who complains of sexual harassment to provide a written statement concerning the matter.
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18. If a victim of sexual harassment asks a manager or supervisor not to tell anyone about the sexual harassment incident, the supervisor should not take further action.
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19. If a supervisor sees that an employee has posted sexually explicit posters in his work area, but nobody has complained about it, no further action is required.
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20. A supervisor who touches an employee in a sexual manner only one time may be guilty of sexual harassment.
    True
    False