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Harassment Behavior. Green Zone. GO Handshake Polite compliment Friendly pat on the back. Green zon e. Green means "go" on a traffic light and these behaviors are not gender harassment. Examples include: - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Harassment Behavior

Harassment Behavior

Range of Behaviors. There is a wide range of behaviors which can beunwelcome, sexual, and work-connected and can, therefore, constitute sexualharassment. It can be confusing. What if a behavior doesnt meet all threecriteria? Some behaviors may be unwelcome and work-connected, but notsexual, such as performance counseling, and obviously do not constitutesexual harassment. To better explain the range of behaviors which mayconstitute sexual harassment, the traffic light illustration was developed.Behaviors are divided into three zones, corresponding to the colors on atraffic light.Green Zone GO

HandshakePolite complimentFriendly pat on the backGreen zone. Green means "go" on a traffic light and these behaviorsare not sexual harassment and can continue. Examples include: touchingwhich could not reasonably be perceived to be sexual, such as a professionalhandshake or a friendly pat on the shoulder; counseling on militaryappearance or conduct; social interaction; showing concern or encouragementin a reasonable manner; a polite compliment; or friendly conversation.Green zone behaviors: A male platoon sergeant counsels a single female LCplon using protection if she is going to be sexually active. A female Cpl istold to go home and change when she shows up for a command function ininappropriate clothing. A female Lt tells a male sgt to limit phone callsfrom his girlfriend during working hours to emergencies only. A male Colpats a female Capt on the back in congratulations for receiving an award ortells her she looks sharp in uniform.Green zone Green means "go" on a traffic light and these behaviors are not gender harassment. Examples include: Touching which could not reasonably be perceived to be harassment, such as a professional handshake or a friendly pat on the shoulder, Social interaction; showing concern or encouragement in a reasonable manner, a polite compliment or friendly conversation. are green zone behaviors. .

Yellow ZoneCautionCat callingLewd or abusive commentsUnsolicited written comments stareLingering touch abusive jokesYellow zone. Yellow means "caution" and these are behaviors whichmany people would find unacceptable and they could be sexual harassment,particularly if repeated and especially after the offender has been told thebehavior is unwelcome. Examples include: violating personal space; catcalls or whistling; questions about personal life; lewd or sexuallysuggestive comments; suggestive posters or calendars; off-color jokes;leering or staring; repeated requests for dates; foul language; unwantedletters or poems; and sexually suggestive touching or gesturing. Yellow zonebehaviors: A male Cpl asks a female co-worker about her sex life--caution--the co-worker tells the Cpl his questions are unwelcome but he continues toask either in the same conversation or at a later time--sexual harassment. Afemale Lt massages the shoulders of a male sgt while he works on a projectat the computer--caution--he tries to shrug her off or tells her his wifewouldnt like this but the Lt laughs and doesnt take the hint--sexualharassment. A male SSgt has a lingering touch when the women he works withhave to come into contact with him--sexual harassment. The Marines in themotor pool have always talked and joked about sex while they work but a female PFC checks in andtells her supervisor the sex talk makes her uncomfortable; the supervisortells her to lighten up and the talk continues--sexual harassment.Yellow zone. Yellow means "caution" and these are behaviors which many people would find unacceptable and they could be harassment, particularly if repeated and especially after the offender has been told the behavior is unwelcome.

Examples include: violating personal space; cat calls or whistling; questions about personal life; vulgar or abusive comments; suggestive posters or calendars; off-color jokes; make eyes or watching; repeated requests for dates; foul language; unwanted letters or poems; and touching or gesturing.

Scenario about Harassment

9/14/2013 10:52 AM 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.

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9/14/2013 10:52 AM 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.

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9/14/2013 10:52 AM 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.

8Prevention from Harassement