Sexual Harassment in the Workplace by Mary L Boland

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What You Need to Know-and What You Can Do

You can stop sexual harassment.

Sexual harassment is not about sex-it is about power. Immediate help is available to put you back in control. You do not have to give in and you do not have to give up your job. You can stand up to harassing coworkers and supervisors, and you do not have to go to court to do it.

There are many ways to get the harassment to stop. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace explains your options and how to take action.

This book teaches you:
- Why sexual harassment occurs
- How Title VII can protect you
- What the EEOC and FEPA do and how to contact them
- What steps your employer must take
- Who you can turn to for help
- How to prevent future harassment
- How to find and work with a lawyer
- How to file a complaint

Sexual harassment is never acceptable. Do not tolerate it any longer.
 

About Mary L Boland

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Mary L. Boland received her law degree from John Marshall Law School in 1983. Since that time, she has worked as a legal advocate for victim's rights. She has authored legislation protecting victim's rights and has served as a consultant on projects for various public agencies. She is currently the co-chair of the Victim's Committee of the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association and co-chair of the Victims Issues Committee of the Prosecutor's Bar Association of Illinois. She has also sat on many boards, task forces, and committees to develop better responses to sexual assault and sexual harassment victims in criminal and civil legal systems, including the Illinois Task Force on Gender Bias in the Illinois Courts, and the City of Chicago Advisory Council on Women, Violence Against Women Committee, which assisted in the preparation of sexual harassment policies and procedures for the City of Chicago. Following are some of the books and articles Ms. Boland has authored. --Model Code Revisited: Taking Aim at the High-Tech Stalker, American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Magazine (Spring 2005)--Collecting Child Support (author, Sourcebooks 2004)--Your Right to Child Custody, Visitation and Support (author, Sourcebooks Pub., 3rd Ed. 2004)--Sexual Harassment: Your Guide to Legal Action (author, Sourcebooks 2002)--Enhancing Prosecution Through Victim-Sensitive Interviewing, Treatment and Preparation, (chapter co-author) included in American Prosecutor's Research Institute, Prosecutor's Deskbook (2001)--A Crime Victim's Guide to Justice (author, Sourcebooks 2nd Ed. 2001)--Domestic Violence: A Prosecutor's Guide (author, Cook County State's Attorney's Office, 1996)--Sexual Assault: Issues and Recommendations (expert contributor to ANew Directions, @ Crime Victims Agenda Project, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, 1996)Ms. Boland is a full-time prosecutor and has been an adjunct professor at Governor's State University, Roosevelt University, and Loyola Law School in Chicago, Illinois.
 
Published November 1, 2005 by Sphinx Publishing. 288 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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