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1. Define Sexual Harassment 2. Understand why sexual harassment take place 3. Understand the laws

1.

Define Sexual Harassment

2.

Understand why sexual harassment take place

3.

Understand the laws andrules governing sexual harassment

4.

Identify the different acts of sexual harassment

5.

Create a sexual harassment free-environment

4. Identify the different acts of sexual harassment 5. Create a sexual harassment free-environment
4. Identify the different acts of sexual harassment 5. Create a sexual harassment free-environment
4. Identify the different acts of sexual harassment 5. Create a sexual harassment free-environment
4. Identify the different acts of sexual harassment 5. Create a sexual harassment free-environment
◦ Sexual harassment is a pervasive problem confronting the bureaucracy. Dismissed as a product of

Sexual harassment is a pervasive problem

confronting the bureaucracy. Dismissed as a

product of vivid imagination or a harmless practical joke or personal taste, sexual harassment thrives in the workplace. It is within its context that the Civil Service Commission (CSC) has come up with rules and policies on sexual harassment. Along with RA 7877, otherwise known as the Anti-Sexual Harassment Act of 1995, the government is indeed making a determined step toward the elimination of

sexual harassment in the bureaucracy.

of 1995, the government is indeed making a determined step toward the elimination of sexual harassment
of 1995, the government is indeed making a determined step toward the elimination of sexual harassment
of 1995, the government is indeed making a determined step toward the elimination of sexual harassment
of 1995, the government is indeed making a determined step toward the elimination of sexual harassment
◦ Human Needs and Wants  Financial Stability  Security  Safety  Convenience 

Human Needs and Wants

Financial Stability

Security

Safety

Convenience

Comfort

◦ Human Needs and Wants  Financial Stability  Security  Safety  Convenience  Comfort
◦ Human Needs and Wants  Financial Stability  Security  Safety  Convenience  Comfort
◦ Human Needs and Wants  Financial Stability  Security  Safety  Convenience  Comfort
◦ Human Needs and Wants  Financial Stability  Security  Safety  Convenience  Comfort
◦ Threats to the workplace  Verbal Abuse (VA)  Physical Violence (PV)  Sexual

Threats to the workplace

Verbal Abuse (VA)

Physical Violence (PV)

Sexual Harassment (SH)

◦ Threats to the workplace  Verbal Abuse (VA)  Physical Violence (PV)  Sexual Harassment
◦ Threats to the workplace  Verbal Abuse (VA)  Physical Violence (PV)  Sexual Harassment
◦ Threats to the workplace  Verbal Abuse (VA)  Physical Violence (PV)  Sexual Harassment
◦ Threats to the workplace  Verbal Abuse (VA)  Physical Violence (PV)  Sexual Harassment
◦ All officials and employees in the government  in the career or non-career service

All officials and employees in the government

in the career or non-career service

holding any level of position

Presidential

and

elective

appointees

regardless of

status

National or local government

State Colleges and Universities

 

Government

owned

and

controlled

corporation

government  State Colleges and Universities    Government owned and controlled corporation
government  State Colleges and Universities    Government owned and controlled corporation
government  State Colleges and Universities    Government owned and controlled corporation
government  State Colleges and Universities    Government owned and controlled corporation
1. CSC Memorandum Circular No. 19, s. 1994 (Policy on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace)

1.

CSC Memorandum Circular No. 19, s. 1994

(Policy on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace)

2.

RA No. 7877 (Anti-Sexual Harassment Act of 1995)

3.

CSC MC No. 30, s. 1995

4.

CSC MC No. 19, s. 1994

5.

CSC Resolution No. 01-0940 dated May 21, 2001

(Administrative

Harassment Cases)

Disciplinary

5. CSC Resolution No. 01-0940 dated May 21, 2001 (Administrative Harassment Cases) Disciplinary Rules on Sexual
5. CSC Resolution No. 01-0940 dated May 21, 2001 (Administrative Harassment Cases) Disciplinary Rules on Sexual
5. CSC Resolution No. 01-0940 dated May 21, 2001 (Administrative Harassment Cases) Disciplinary Rules on Sexual
5. CSC Resolution No. 01-0940 dated May 21, 2001 (Administrative Harassment Cases) Disciplinary Rules on Sexual

Rules

on

Sexual

Sexual Harassment  an act or series of acts  involving unwelcome sexual advance, request

Sexual Harassment

an act or series of acts

involving

unwelcome

sexual

advance, request or demand

for a sexual favor

verbal

physical

or

ofsexual nature

unwelcome sexual advance, request or demand  for a sexual favor  verbal physical or ofsexual
unwelcome sexual advance, request or demand  for a sexual favor  verbal physical or ofsexual
unwelcome sexual advance, request or demand  for a sexual favor  verbal physical or ofsexual
unwelcome sexual advance, request or demand  for a sexual favor  verbal physical or ofsexual

behavior

• The act is unwelcome, uninvited or unsolicited • It is repeated (for light offense)

The act is unwelcome, uninvited or unsolicited

It is repeated (for light offense)

It may be deliberate or done unconsciously

It emphasizes a person’s sexuality over the role as

a worker

• It may be deliberate or done unconsciously • It emphasizes a person’s sexuality over the
• It may be deliberate or done unconsciously • It emphasizes a person’s sexuality over the
• It may be deliberate or done unconsciously • It emphasizes a person’s sexuality over the
• It may be deliberate or done unconsciously • It emphasizes a person’s sexuality over the
 Work related environment  Training environment  Education-related environment

Work related environment

Training environment Education-related environment

 Work related environment  Training environment  Education-related environment
 Work related environment  Training environment  Education-related environment
 Work related environment  Training environment  Education-related environment
 Work related environment  Training environment  Education-related environment
 At work  Submission to or rejection of the act or series of acts

At work

Submission to or rejection of the act or series of acts is used

as basis for any employment decision (including, but not limited to matters related to hiring, promotion, raise in salary, job security, benefits and any other personnel action) affecting the applicant/employee

the purpose or effect of

interfering with the complainant’s work performance, or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment The act or series of acts might reasonably be expected to cause discrimination, insecurity, discomfort, offense or humiliation to a complainant who may be a co-employee, applicant, customer, or ward of the person complained of

The

act

or

series of acts have

who may be a co-employee, applicant, customer, or ward of the person complained of  The
who may be a co-employee, applicant, customer, or ward of the person complained of  The
 Education or training-related environment  Education or training-related sexual harassment is committed against

Education or training-related environment

Education or training-related sexual

harassment is committed against one who is

under the actual or constructive care, custody or supervision of the offender, or against one whose education, training, apprenticeship, internship or tutorship is directly or

constructively entrusted to or is provided by, the offender, when:

1. Submission to or rejection of the act or series of acts is used as a basis for any decision affecting the complainant, including but not limited to, the giving of

a grade, the granting of honors or a scholarship, the

payment of a stipend or allowance, or the giving of any benefit, privilege or consideration

honors or a scholarship, the payment of a stipend or allowance, or the giving of any
honors or a scholarship, the payment of a stipend or allowance, or the giving of any
honors or a scholarship, the payment of a stipend or allowance, or the giving of any
honors or a scholarship, the payment of a stipend or allowance, or the giving of any
2. The act or series of acts have the purpose or effect of intefering with

2. The act or series of acts have the purpose or effect of intefering with the performance , or creating an

intimidating, hostile or offensive academic

environment of the complainant

3. The act or series of acts might reasonably be expected to cause discrimination, insecurity discomfort,offense or humiliation to a complainant who may be a trainee, apprentice, intern, or ward of the person complained of

or humiliation to a complainant who may be a trainee, apprentice, intern, or ward of the
or humiliation to a complainant who may be a trainee, apprentice, intern, or ward of the
or humiliation to a complainant who may be a trainee, apprentice, intern, or ward of the
or humiliation to a complainant who may be a trainee, apprentice, intern, or ward of the
 Other places such as  Any place where the parties were found as a

Other places such as

Any place where the parties were found as a result of work or education or training responsibities or relations

At work or education or training-related social functions

While on official business outside the office or

school or training institution or during work or school or training-related travel

At official conferences, fora, symposia, or training

sessions

By telephone, cellular phone, fax machine electronic mail

conferences, fora, symposia, or training sessions  By telephone, cellular phone, fax machine electronic mail or
conferences, fora, symposia, or training sessions  By telephone, cellular phone, fax machine electronic mail or
conferences, fora, symposia, or training sessions  By telephone, cellular phone, fax machine electronic mail or
conferences, fora, symposia, or training sessions  By telephone, cellular phone, fax machine electronic mail or

or

1. Psychological Costs 2. Socio-economic Costs 3. Physical Costs

1.

Psychological Costs

2.

Socio-economic Costs

3.

Physical Costs

1. Psychological Costs 2. Socio-economic Costs 3. Physical Costs
1. Psychological Costs 2. Socio-economic Costs 3. Physical Costs
1. Psychological Costs 2. Socio-economic Costs 3. Physical Costs
1. Psychological Costs 2. Socio-economic Costs 3. Physical Costs
 Physical ◦ malicious touching ◦ overt sexual advances ◦ gestures with lewd insinuation 

Physical

malicious touching

overt sexual advances

gestures with lewd insinuation

Verbal

not limited to requests or demands for sexual favor

lurid remarks

gestures with lewd insinuation  Verbal ◦ not limited to requests or demands for sexual favor
gestures with lewd insinuation  Verbal ◦ not limited to requests or demands for sexual favor
gestures with lewd insinuation  Verbal ◦ not limited to requests or demands for sexual favor
gestures with lewd insinuation  Verbal ◦ not limited to requests or demands for sexual favor
 Use of objects ◦ pictures or graphics ◦ letters or written notes with sexual

Use of objects

pictures or graphics

letters or written notes with sexual underpinnings

other forms analogous to the foregoing

pictures or graphics ◦ letters or written notes with sexual underpinnings ◦ other forms analogous to
pictures or graphics ◦ letters or written notes with sexual underpinnings ◦ other forms analogous to
pictures or graphics ◦ letters or written notes with sexual underpinnings ◦ other forms analogous to
pictures or graphics ◦ letters or written notes with sexual underpinnings ◦ other forms analogous to
 Government official or employee regardless of sex ◦ Directly participates in the execution of

Government official or employee regardless of sex

Directly participates in the execution of any act of sexual harassment Induces or directs another or others to commit

sexual harassment

Cooperates

in

the

commission

of

sexual

harassment by another through an act without which the sexual harassment would not have been accomplished

Cooperates

in

the

commission

of

sexual

harassment

by

another

through

previous

or

simultaneous acts

in the commission of sexual harassment by another through previous or simultaneous acts
in the commission of sexual harassment by another through previous or simultaneous acts
in the commission of sexual harassment by another through previous or simultaneous acts
in the commission of sexual harassment by another through previous or simultaneous acts
 Grave offenses a. Unwanted touching to private parts b. Sexual assault c. Malicious touching

Grave offenses

a.

Unwanted touching to private parts

b.

Sexual assault

c.

Malicious touching

d.

Request for sexual favor in exchange for

employment promotion, local or foreign travels,

favorable working conditions or assignments, a passing grade, the granting of honors or scholarship, or the grant of benefits or payment of a stipend or allowance

e.

Other analogous cases

of honors or scholarship, or the grant of benefits or payment of a stipend or allowance
of honors or scholarship, or the grant of benefits or payment of a stipend or allowance
of honors or scholarship, or the grant of benefits or payment of a stipend or allowance
of honors or scholarship, or the grant of benefits or payment of a stipend or allowance
 Less grave offenses a. Unwanted touching or brushing against a victim’s body b. Pinching

Less grave offenses

a. Unwanted touching or brushing against a victim’s body

b. Pinching not falling under grave offense

c. Derogatory or degrading remarks or innuendoes directed towards the members of one sex or one’s sexual orientation or used to describe a person

d. Verbal abuse or threats with sexual overtones

e. Other analogous cases

orientation or used to describe a person d. Verbal abuse or threats with sexual overtones e.
orientation or used to describe a person d. Verbal abuse or threats with sexual overtones e.
orientation or used to describe a person d. Verbal abuse or threats with sexual overtones e.
orientation or used to describe a person d. Verbal abuse or threats with sexual overtones e.
 Light offenses a. Surreptitiously looking or stealing a look at a person’s private part

Light offenses

a. Surreptitiously looking or stealing a look at a person’s private part or worn undergarments

b. Telling smutty/sexiest jokes or sending these through electronic media such as text, e-mail or the like, causing embarrassment or when such jokes are clearly vulgar

c. Malicious leering or ogling

d. Display of sexually offensive pictures, materials, or graffiti

are clearly vulgar c. Malicious leering or ogling d. Display of sexually offensive pictures, materials, or
are clearly vulgar c. Malicious leering or ogling d. Display of sexually offensive pictures, materials, or
are clearly vulgar c. Malicious leering or ogling d. Display of sexually offensive pictures, materials, or
are clearly vulgar c. Malicious leering or ogling d. Display of sexually offensive pictures, materials, or
e. Unwelcome inquiries or comments about a person’s sex life or f. Unwelcome sexual flirtations,

e. Unwelcome inquiries or comments about a person’s sex life

or

f. Unwelcome

sexual

flirtations,

advances

propositions

g. Making offensive hand or body gestures

h. Persistent

unwanted

attention

with

sexual

overtones

i. Unwelcome phone calls with sexual overtones, causing discomfort, embarrassment or insult

j. Other analogous cases

i. Unwelcome phone calls with sexual overtones, causing discomfort, embarrassment or insult j. Other analogous cases
i. Unwelcome phone calls with sexual overtones, causing discomfort, embarrassment or insult j. Other analogous cases
i. Unwelcome phone calls with sexual overtones, causing discomfort, embarrassment or insult j. Other analogous cases
i. Unwelcome phone calls with sexual overtones, causing discomfort, embarrassment or insult j. Other analogous cases
A. Grave offenses  Dismissal from the service B. Less grave offenses  1 s

A. Grave offenses

Dismissal from the service

B. Less grave offenses

1 st offense - Fine or suspension not less than 30 days but not to exceed 6 months

2 nd offense - Dismissal

C. Light offenses

1 st offense - Reprimand

2 nd offense - Fine/suspension not exceeding 30 days

3 rd offense - Dismissal

offense - Reprimand  2 n d offense - Fine/suspension not exceeding 30 days  3
offense - Reprimand  2 n d offense - Fine/suspension not exceeding 30 days  3
offense - Reprimand  2 n d offense - Fine/suspension not exceeding 30 days  3
offense - Reprimand  2 n d offense - Fine/suspension not exceeding 30 days  3
 The victim may file a complaint before a) The Committee on Decorum and Investigation

The victim may file a complaint before

a) The Committee on Decorum and Investigation

b) Thecourt having jurisdiction thereof

c) The appropriate court in an independent civil action for damages

b) Thecourt having jurisdiction thereof c) The appropriate court in an independent civil action for damages
b) Thecourt having jurisdiction thereof c) The appropriate court in an independent civil action for damages
b) Thecourt having jurisdiction thereof c) The appropriate court in an independent civil action for damages
b) Thecourt having jurisdiction thereof c) The appropriate court in an independent civil action for damages