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Unformatted text preview: Burlington Industries vs. Ellerth Womans sexual conduct she alleged was about how the boss told her to tell him what she was wearing, or to loosen up a bit o Is this qpq or hwe? And why does this matter? o QPQ- company = liable o HWE Power (company liable) Knew or should have known (company not liable) o New standard: if there is a tangible loss then the company is liable sleep with me or youre fired and you get fired (liable) sleep with me or youre fired and you dont but go back to work (not liable) o Employer has to prove affirmative defense Step 1: exercise reasonable care to prevent and correct harassment (policy, training, 800 numbers, etc) Step 2: employee unreasonably failed to take advantage of what the employer offered...
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2007 for the course H ADM 387 taught by Professor Dsherwyn during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '07