Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is a form of unlawful harassment and may include a range of subtle and not-so-subtle sexual behaviors involving individuals of the same or different gender.  Sexual harassment involves unwelcome sexual behavior (1) that creates a hostile or offensive work or educational environment, or (2) submission to which becomes a factor in employment or educational decisions concerning the employee or student.  Depending on the circumstances, sexual harassment may include sexual advances; sexual jokes and sexually suggestive objects or pictures; leering, touching, or commentary about a person’s body; or insulting or obscene comments, gestures or behavior of a sexual nature.

See CCS’s full Policy on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault.