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Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual harassment, as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is when a person engages in unwanted behaviour of a sexual nature, whether verbal, non-verbal or physical, that creates an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive working environment.

We are undertaking this survey to assess the extent our members have been subject to workplace sexual harassment. By workplace we include any location where you have been working, including online.
1. Have you been the recipient of unwelcome sexual advances, propositions or demands for sexual favours in the workplace?
2. Have you had unwanted or derogatory comments or nicknames about your clothing or appearance whilst in the workplace?
3. Have you been subject to intrusive questioning or suggestions about sexual issues in the workplace?
4. Have you received or been shown unwanted and inappropriate sexual comments or images, by email, text or on social media in the workplace?
5. Have you recieved comments of a sexual nature related to your sexual orientation or gender identity whilst in the workplace?
6. Have you been subject to unwanted physical contact such as the invasion of personal space or unnecessary touching, hugging etc whilst in the workplace?
7. Have you been subject to sexual assault, indecent exposure, stalking or rape in or connected to the workplace?
8. If you have been subject to any of the treatment described above, has it been from?
9. Have you witnessed, or been aware of any colleagues who may have been subject to sexual harassment in the workplace as described above? 
10. What Gender are you?
11. Where do you work?
12. How confident would you be / have you been about raising sexual harassment with your employer, and it being treated seriously?
If you need advice or support in relation to sexual harassment in the workplace 

WIRRAL UNISON 0151 6663040
Women's Officer:

PROTECT Confidential advice for individuals who have witnessed wrongdoing in their workplace but are unsure how to raise their concerns. 020 3117 2520

RIGHTS OF WOMEN – Sexual harassment at work advice line Free employment legal advice to women in England and Wales experiencing sexual harassment at work Call: 020 7490 0152, Mondays 6pm to 8pm, Tuesdays 5pm to 7pm, Wednesdays 5pm to 6:30pm. Please note the advice line is not open on bank holidays.