Sample Policy: Anti-Sexual Harassment Guideline
It is the Company’s intent to provide a working environment which is free from sexual harassment.
Sexual harassment is a form of illegal sex discrimination which the Company will not tolerate. A sexual harassment does not refer to occasional compliments of a socially acceptable nature. It refers to behavior that is unwelcome, personally offensive, and which interferes with our work.
In support of this policy, the Company expressly prohibits sexual or any other form of harassment. This includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and all other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual or otherwise offensive nature that affects or in any way interferes with an individual’s employment.
Any employee with a problem or complaint should immediately bring it to the attention of the Human Resources Manager or the Vice President. All such complaints will be promptly investigated, ensuring confidentiality to the maximum possible extent. Appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including discharge, will be taken against any employee found to be violating this policy.
The Company prohibits any form of retaliation against any employee who files a bona fide complaint under this procedure or who assists in a complaint investigation. However, if after investigating any complaint of harassment or unlawful discrimination, the Company determines that the complaint is not bona fide or that an employee has provided false information regarding the complaint, disciplinary action may be taken against the individual who filed the complaint or who gave the false information.