I Had Sexual Harassment Training Today

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    The usual slide show and video in a conference room type of thing. Two things caught my attention, though.

    First, we saw a video with about five different scenarios depicting sexual harassment. Every offender in the video was a white male (and in one case, a female). And every reasonable and professional co-worker, or HR exec handling the problem, was black or Hispanic.

    Second, it was repeatedly emphasized that if you are accused of harassment, your intentions are completely irrelevant. You can make a statement in a room full of people who have no problem with what you said, but if just one person "feels" offended, you can be charged with harassment.

    Oh, and we were told that Diversity Training is next on the horizon, so we can be sure to appreciate and be sensitive to all cultures.
     
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    Did you pass?

    Ha ha ha ha...

    Some of this sexual harrassment theory is ridiculous.

    I'm sorry, but if I see you walking down the hall, and I think you look nice, I'm going to tell you that you look nice today.
     
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    I had to undergo the same garbage when I worked for the state of Wisconsin. What a waste of time.

    Blacks and hispanics making the presentation, and whites being depicted as the "bad guys" doesn't surprize me though. That's liberalism at work. I think I'd have told them that I was "offended" by their video.
     
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    I hope so! :mm:
     
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    NOT harrassment. :)


     
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    I have seen and heard of cases where the person complimented felt uneasy about the complimentor - said there was no reason for him to say that to her, her appearance has no bearing on her ability to do the job, etc...

    Basic B.S.
     
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    Right - perhaps inappropriate, but not 'harrassement' per se.
     
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    All the examples I've heard is when someone requests that you don't comment on how they look, yet you continue to do it. I doubt you'd succeed with a SH suit for a one-time "you look nice, this morning" comment.
     
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    Such crock. Nothing more than the beginnings of re-education camps by the marxist left.

    It totally amazes me (not really) how liberals can pay attention to the minutest wisp of inappropriate sexual harrassment speech (plus racial speech, anti-gay speech, etc.) yet they are absolutely no-holds barred when speaking about President Bush. Is this not the height of hypocrisy?

    Here is a list of the many nicknames liberals use for GWB. Shouldn't bunnypants, chucklenuts, towel boy, or wanker-in-chief be considered sexual harassment? :whip3:

    http://demopedia.democraticunderground.com/index.php/George_W._Bush:Nicknames
     
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    you can not harass the willing
     
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