Are You Being Sexually Harassed or Discriminated Against?

1. Have you been touched by a coworker in a way that made you feel uncomfortable?

True
False

2. Have you been the victim of sexual jokes?

True
False

3. Have you been made uncomfortable by repeated sexual advances?

True
False

4. Have you been the subject of sexual discussions among coworkers?

True
False

5. Has a coworker repeatedly made sexual comments about you?

True
False

6. Has your performance at work been judged by how you look?

True
False

7. Has your performance at work ever been judged by how you react to sexual comments?

True
False

8. Has a coworker spread sex-related rumors about you?

True
False

9. Do coworkers post pictures of a sexual nature in public areas at work?

True
False

10. Have you ever been required to do a sexual favor in return for a promotion?

True
False

11. Have you been passed over for promotion even though you are more qualified?

True
False

12. Have your coworkers told any racial jokes?

True
False

13. Have your coworkers used any racial slurs?

True
False

14. Is there a "glass ceiling" at your workplace?

True
False

15. Do coworkers make comments about you that you find derogatory?

True
False

16. Do you get the "grunt" work while everyone else is taking it easy?

True
False

17. Is your workplace accommodating to your disability?

True
False

18. Have you been fired because of a disability?

True
False

19. Have you been relegated to a lower position because of your disability?

True
False

20. Have you been fired without reason?

True
False

If you answered TRUE to any of numbers 1 through 10, you may have been sexually harassed. You should contact your local Equal Employment Opportunity Commission office or one of the many local organizations dedicated to preventing and identifying sexual harassment in the workplace.

If you answered TRUE to any of numbers 11 through 20, you may have been discriminated against. You should contact the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. A charge must be filed within 180 days of the discriminatory act. It is important to act quickly and contact the EEOC to ensure the protection of your rights. Call toll free 1-800669-400(voice) or -800-800-3302 (TDD) for more information.


Produced as part of a class assignment in CS 3604, Department of Computer Science, Group 5: Ryan Wetherill, Brian Jaeger, Scott Mayberry, Steve Thompson, Fall 1997. Edited and modified by J.A.N. Lee, April 1998.