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Too Small for HR - Types of Harassment

What are the three main areas of harassment?

There are three main areas of harassment: verbal, physical, and visual. Verbal harassment epithets, derogatory comments, or slurs. Physical harassment entails unwanted touching, rubbing against someone, assault, and physical interference with movement or work. Also, examples of visual harassment are derogatory cartoons, drawings or posters, lewd gestures, or leering.

All of these types of harassment are inappropriate and sexual...