But is it illegal?
- That the harassment was based on sex;
- That the harassment was sufficiently pervasive to affect a term, condition, or privilege of employment; and
- That the employer knew, or should have known, about the harassment and failed to take prompt, corrective action.
Then there are three more qualifications if those are met:
- Was the verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature;
- If so, was it unwelcome; and
- Was there a quid pro quo for the sexual conduct and/or a hostile work environment?
How does music fit into these criteria?
The warehouse with sexually graphic music
According to a recent court case, an apparel manufacturer called S&S Activewear allowed employees to play objectionable music throughout its 700,000-square-foot warehouse.
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