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Can sexual harassment happen unintentionally?

By CCIWA Editor

It doesn't matter how a comment or behaviour is intended: if a reasonable person could consider it sexual harassment, it is. And it comes down to a piece of legislation called the Sex Discrimination Act 1984. Our experts break it down.

It doesn't matter how a comment or behaviour is intended: if a reasonable person could consider it sexual harassment, it is. And it comes down to a piece of legislation called the Sex Discrimination Act 1984. Our experts break it down.

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