Sexual Harassment

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Sexual harassment has been going on for many years. For many of the years nothing would happen about it. In today's world you could likely get away with it but not in 1992 there were over ten thousand reports of sexual harassment (informed argument pg 289). Sexual harassment is not just done by men, but by women too. Many people think that men are the only ones who do it. Women do it too, but men commit the majority of sexual harassment violations. People who commit harassment will be charged with title VII, but since that happen in 1977 harassment case are doubling because of Title VII charges (Miller pg 289). I am against sexual harassment; I believe stricter consequences need to be done to the people committing the harassment. Instead of awarding fines they should also use prison time.

Putting the people in jail or fining may not be the answer for stopping harassment, but it is a start.

It will start showing people that actions are being taken for people committing sexual harassment. The people who had the harassment done to them should be shown that action is being done. They did not deserve what happen to them.

In 1978 there was a case against the Y & Y snacks Inc. The girl refused to do Sexual things with one of the manger and he said he will get even with her. Ten days later she was fired. She took it to court and she won back pay and reinstatement of her job (Miller, Bared buttocks and federal cases pg 295). I say the result of the case where half good. Why couldn't the guy be put in jail for the actions he did. He did something legally wrong. I believe if he was put in...