Sexual harassment is a form of gender discrimination. Sexual harassment is unlawful under federal law (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964) and Illinois law (the Illinois Human Rights Act). There are two general types of sexual harassment: (1) hostile work environment, and (2) quid pro quo.

Quid Pro Quo

Quid pro quo sexual harassment occurs when an employment decision is based on an employee’s acceptance or rejection of unwelcome sexual advances, sexual propositions, or […]

2022-05-30T09:51:43-05:00May 30th, 2022|

Hostile Work Environment

A hostile work environment may arise from a variety of sexually offensive conduct.  Examples of sexually offensive conduct include sexually offensive language in the […]

2022-05-30T09:51:29-05:00May 29th, 2022|
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