Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention
October 30, 2018 | Healthcare Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
Sexual harassment is a form of unlawful discrimination prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Despite continued attention to the issue by the courts and policymakers, sexual harassment continues to occur in the workplace. An employer's responsibility to protect staff from sexual harassment triggers even before sexual harassment occurs.
In the healthcare sector, sexual harassment can occur anywhere, from the hospital administrator's office to the operating suite to the...