Sexual Harassment Public Administration

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1. In all of the cases all of the offenders could easily be fired. However to effectively solve each case in a manner in which could possibly benefit everyone there are different options for each case. In the first situation there should be a review of why she was denied her bonus by multiple people who are not relatively involved personally with both people, perhaps a hierarchical person. There is always the source of mediation, but a review of the female’s job performance should be take in account for and reviewed.
The second situation should involve a supervisor who could send out a memo regarding the occurrence of inappropriate happenings without directly pointing a finger should. Attached to the memo could be the sexual harassment policy. If the situation continues then direct confrontation between a superior and the offender should take place. In the third situation the female officer should file a harassment report and talk to a superior since the level of harassment is escalated to such direct physical contact. Perhaps the male officer could report to someone else on the subject matter or be replaced. In all three cases sexual harassment policy reminders could be sent periodically throughout the year. Having all employees sign that they have read and understood the policy would give the companies a significant advantage when addressing the issues. For the perpetrators, sexual harassment seminars could be arranged to try and address the problem more directly. All companies could try to decrease the amount of incident at unnecessary functions such as an office party. For example if a company decides to host a party perhaps there should be an alcohol limit to ensure that employees act appropriately at all times. Most importantly all employees need to be reassured that if incident occurs that they will be taken seriously and should…...

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