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Sexual Harassment

Here is a list of everything we have published about Sexual Harassment

Example Initial Counseling for a First Sergeant Memorandum

This is an example Initial Counseling for a First Sergeant Memorandum. It can be used as an example of an Initial Counseling for a First Sergeant Memo if you ever need to write one. It covers general expectations for the First Sergeant  and then there are areas of responsibility that are covered which are Training; Maintenance and Appearance; Leadership; and Care. It also covers specific areas of concern which are Accountability; Weight Control; Physical Training; Communication; Attitude; Integrity; Read more

Definition of Sexual Harassment Class/Briefing

Class/briefing on the definition of sexual harassment. Which is a form of gender discrimination that involves unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: A person’s job, pay, or career is placed at risk An employee’s employment or career is placed in jeopardy It creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment Conditions placed upon a person’s career or terms of employment is in return for sexual Read more

Instructors Book Warrior Leader Course Book 2c

This book contains instructor books for the following classes L226 Maintain Discipline L227 Equal Opportunity / Sexual Harassment T229 Wear and Appearance of the Uniform L228 Conduct Developmental Counseling L235 Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Training (New Leader) NOTE: This document is in PDF format

TC 26-6 Commander’s Handbook

This handbook is intended to give commanders a ready reference for equal opportunity (EO). Each chapter contains topical EO information and provides references and tips. Upon assuming command, leaders should review this handbook, develop a strategy to proactively carry out the Army’s EO Program, and then publish separate policy letters that address EO, prevention of sexual harassment and complaint procedures. Effective human relations and equal opportunity are both moral and operational imperatives Read more

How to make a sexual harassment complaint in the Army

Recently we received a request regarding a case of alleged sexual harassment. The Soldier wanted to know what was the best way to report the issue. Unfortunately there is no cut and dry, right or wrong approach. Each issue is a little different depending on the specifics of the incident.  In this article we will offer some suggestions. First let’s review the basics. Reference: AR 600-20 Definition Sexual harassment is a form of gender discrimination that involves uninvited sexual advances, Read more

Is it flirting or sexual harassment?

Flirting is part of human nature and is not in and of itself sexual harassment. Men flirt and women flirt. If someone flirts with you and you respond by flirting back, it is a two-way street and not sexual harassment. If the flirting is unwanted and you do not return it in kind, most of the time it stops there. But when you have not returned it and the flirting continues, it may be sexual harassment. As offensive as the behavior may be to you, some people do not readily pick up on the fact Read more