*Displaying sexually suggestive objects, pictures, cartoons; *Unwelcome leering, whistling, brushing against the body, sexual gestures, suggestive or insulting comments; *Inquiries into one's sexual experiences; and, *Discussion of one's sexual activities.
All employees should take special note that, as stated above, retaliation against an individual who has complained about sexual harassment, and retaliation against individuals for cooperating with an investigation of a sexual harassment complaint is unlawful and will not be tolerated by this organization.
III. Complaints of Sexual Harassment
If any of our employees believes that he or she has been subjected to sexual harassment, the employee has the right to file a complaint with our organization. This may be done in writing or orally.
If you would like to file a complaint you may do so by contacting [Name, address and telephone number of the appropriate individual to whom complaints should be addressed. Such individuals may include human resources director, manager, legal counsel to organization or other appropriate supervisory person]. [This person] [These persons) [is/are] also available to discuss any concerns you may have and to provide information to you about our policy on sexual harassment and our complaint process.
IV. Sexual Harassment Investigation
When we receive the complaint we will promptly investigate the allegation in a fair and expeditious manner. The investigation will be conducted in such a way as to maintain confidentiality to the extent practicable under the circumstances. Our investigation will include a private interview with the person filing the complaint and with witnesses. We will also interview the person alleged to have committed sexual harassment. When we have completed our investigation, we will, to the extent appropriate inform the person filing the complaint and the person alleged to have committed the conduct of the results of that investigation.
If it is determined that inappropriate conduct has occurred, we will act promptly to eliminate the offending conduct, and where it is appropriate we will also impose disciplinary action.
V. Disciplinary Action
If it is determined that inappropriate conduct has been committed by one of our employees, we will take such action as is appropriate under the circumstances. Such action may range from counseling to termination from employment, and may include such other forms of disciplinary action as we deem appropriate under the circumstances.