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Homework: Term Project Human Resource Management Chris Sitko Dr. Harvey Weiss October 6 th , 2011 Body Case Study: Misplaced Affections: Discharge for Sexual Harassment 1. Evaluate the conduct of Peter Lewiston against the EEOCs definition of sexual harassment. There are two major types of sexual harassment that the EEOC recognizes. The main focus of the Case Study is going to be on their second type of harassment: hostile environment can occur when unwelcome sexual conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with job performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment. (EEOC. 2011) Based on the allegations brought by Ms. Beverly Gilbury, the relationship started out as a harmless crush, but escalated to an unwanted infatuation. Until Mr. Lewiston actually laid his hand on her, there was nothing wrong with how he pursued her. There is nothing wrong with love notes and flowers. Just because someone is infatuated, does not mean there is a sexual with love notes and flowers.... View Full Document

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