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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Youth at Work

Here is an example of illegal workplace harassment:


Luisa works after school as a customer service representative. After a company dinner one evening, her supervisor offers to drive her home. During the car ride, her supervisor tells her that he thinks she is beautiful and asks her to have sex with him. Luisa refuses. When she goes to work the next day after school, her supervisor pulls her aside and tells her to look at her "new" work schedule. When she does, Luisa sees that her name has been removed from the schedule for the next several weeks. Luisa has been sexually harassed by her supervisor and should report the conduct to another manager immediately.