IFPTE Local 4

Sexual Harassment

Maya Angelou's Fight Against Sexual Assault
Recently nearly a dozen, extremely brave, Portmouth Naval Shipyard women speaking out effected the removal of a sexual predator from the PNS managerial ranks. Let their unified voice empower hundreds more to speak out when sexually harassed or assaulted. And let the power of their voice instill in the conscience of any would be violator, the fear of prosecution, of being exposed in shame and humility in their workplace, their community, and their family.

Click Here To Hear About Maya Angelou's Fight Against Sexual Assault

ACLU - Sexual Harassment

Is Sexual Harassment a Civil Rights Violation? It Should Be.
Gender-Based Violence -

It has been over 30 years since a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court, in an opinion written by Justice Rehnquist, declared that “without question,” a supervisor’s unwanted sexual advances at work are a form of unlawful sex discrimination.

Higher-Ups Give Sexual Harasser Lateral Transfer At Same Pay

Three top officials at the Transportation Security Administration came in for criticism by an inspector general for sidestepping the normal investigative process to save the job of an underling accused of sexual misconduct.

Though a first investigator recommended that the employee be terminated, several higher-ups intervened to instead give him a lateral transfer at the same pay

What Is Sexual Harassment? - Defining Sexual Harassment


Frequently Asked Questions About Sexual Harassment In The Workplace


Sexual Harassment Articles / Resources

1. Civil Rights Act of 1991 - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/civil-rights-act-of-1991.html

2. Dictionary: Employment Discrimination and Harassment - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/dictionary-discrimination-and-harassment.html

3. EEOC's Charge Processing Procedures - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/eeoc-s-charge-processing-procedures.html

4. Employment Discrimination and Harassment: Resources - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/discrimination-and-harassment-resources.html

5. Sexual Harassment Facts - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/sexual-harassment-facts.html

6. Sexual Harassment at Work - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/sexual-harassment-at-work.html

7. Sexual Harassment: Actions You Can Take - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/sexual-harassment-actions-you-can-take.html

8. Subpoenas in Sexual Harassment Cases - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/subpoenas-in-sexual-harassment-cases.html

9. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Equal Employment Opportunity - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/title-vii-of-the-civil-rights-act-of-1964-equal-employment.html

10. Understanding Different Types of Harassment - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/understanding-different-types-of-harassment.html

11. Understanding Online Sexual Harassment - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/understanding-on-line-sexual-harassment.html

12. What is Quid Pro Quo Harassment? - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/what-is-quid-pro-quo-harassment.html

13. What is Sexual Harassment? - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/sexual-harassment-what-is-it.html

14. What to Expect: An EEOC Cause of Action Chronology - http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/what-to-expect-an-eeoc-cause-of-action-chronology.html



The clock has run out on sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the workplace. It's time to do something about it.

Responding as a Bystander - Intervention Resources  (9-12 minutes)

What’s worse than being targeted with harassment because of your race, sex, religion, color, gender, size, orientation, disability, age, or origin? Being targeted while surrounded by bystanders who see what is happening, but then do nothing.

Ask Women at Ford

Decades after the company tried to tackle sexual misconduct at two Chicago plants, continued abuse raises questions about the possibility of change.


 DEC. 19, 2017

 CHICAGO — The jobs were the best they would ever have: collecting union wages while working at Ford, one of America’s most storied companies. But inside two Chicago plants, the women found menace.

Bosses and fellow laborers treated them as property or prey. Men crudely commented on their breasts and buttocks; graffiti of penises was carved into tables, spray-painted onto floors and scribbled onto walls. They groped women, pressed against them, simulated sex acts or masturbated in front of them. Supervisors traded better assignments for sex and punished those who refused.

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What Will It Take to Convince People With Power & Influence to Make Permanent Change?

Working In A World After Weinstein

A Broadcast from NPR this morning (Wed 11-22-17) .

The truth as told by victims of sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual abuse.

How We Can End Sexual Harassment At Work

"Gretchen Carlson speaks out about her experience of workplace sexual harassment."

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