Vermont Free Printable Equal Opportunity Law Posters Vermont Sexual Harassment Is Illegal Notice Poster Required

The Sexual Harassment Is Illegal Notice is an equal opportunity law poster by the Vermont Department Of Labor. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Vermont, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.

This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place by all employers so that all employees can see it. This poster describes what sexual harassment is, how to report it, and consequences for those who commit sexual harassment.


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NOTICE 
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IS ILLEGAL
and is prohibited by THE VERMONT FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES ACT (Title 21, Chapter 5, Subchapter 6 of the 
Vermont Statutes) AND TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 (42 United State Code Section 2000e et seq.)
“SEXUAL HARASSMENT” IS A FORM OF SEX DISCRIMINATION AND MEANS UNWELCOME SEXUAL ADVANCES, 
REQUESTS FOR SEXUAL FAVORS, AND OTHER VERBAL OR PHYSICAL CONDUCT OF A SEXUAL NATURE WHEN:
 (A)  SUBMISSION TO THAT CONDUCT IS MADE EITHER EXPLICITLY OR IMPLICITLY A TERM OR CONDITION
    OF EMPLOYMENT; OR
 (B)  SUBMISSION TO OR REJECTION OF SUCH CONDUCT BY AN INDIVIDUAL IS USED AS A COMPONENT
    OF THE BASIS FOR EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS AFFECTING THAT INDIVIDUAL; OR
 (C)  THE CONDUCT HAS THE PURPOSE OR EFFECT OF SUBSTANTIALLY INTERFERING WITH THE
    INDIVIDUAL’S WORK PERFORMANCE OR CREATING AN INTIMIDATING, HOSTILE OR OFFENSIVE
   WORK ENVIRONMENT.
IT IS UNLAWFUL TO RETALIATE AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE FOR FILING A COMPLAINT OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT 
OR FOR COOPERATING IN AN INVESTIGATION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT.
Examples of SEXUAL HARASSMENT include:
UNWELCOME SEXUAL ADVANCES • SUGGESTIVE OR LEWD REMARKS
UNWANTED HUGS, TOUCHES, KISSES • REQUESTS FOR SEXUAL FAVORS
PORNOGRAPHIC POSTERS, CARTOONS OR DRAWINGS • UNWELCOME SEXUAL JOKES AND BANTER
RETALIATING FOR COMPLAINING AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Consequences for COMMITTING SEXUAL HARASSMENT may include:
DISCIPLINARY ACTION, FROM A VERBAL WARNING TO DISMISSAL
DAMAGES AND OTHER RELIEF FOR THE VICTIM
CIVIL PENALTIES OF UP TO $10,000 PER VIOLATION
CRIMINAL PENALTIES
IT IS AGAINST THE POLICY OF THIS EMPLOYER FOR AN EMPLOYEE, MALE OR FEMALE, TO SEXUALLY HARASS 
ANOTHER EMPLOYEE.  EVERY SUPERVISOR is responsible for promptly responding to or reporting any complai\
nt or 
suspected acts of sexual harassment.
ANY EMPLOYEE who believes that she or he has been sexually harassed or reta\
liated against for complaining of it is 
encouraged, to report the situation as soon as possible to
 (a)  his or her supervisor, and/or
 (b)   ______________________________________________ (the head of this organi\
zation), and/or
 (c)  this person, who is designated to receive such complaints and reports:
    Name and Title: __________________________________________________
   Address and Telephone Number______________________________________________________
THIS EMPLOYER WILL PROMPTLY INVESTIGATE AND RESPOND TO ALL REPORTS
AND KNOWLEDGE OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT
You also may contact the STATE OF VERMONT ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE, 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 
05602 (888-745-9195 or 802-828-3665 voice/TDD); and/or, if you work for an employer with at least 15 employees, the 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION, John F. Kennedy Federal Govt. Ctr., Room 475, Boston, MA 
02203 (617-565-3200 or 1-800-669-4000); or, if you work for a Vermont State agency, the Human Rights Commission, 
133 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05633-6301 (800-416-2010 or 802-828-2480 voice/TDD).
Equal Opportunity is the Law
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, and 
people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals wi\
th 
disabilities.  711 (TTY/Relay Service) or 802-828-4203 TDD (Vermont Department of Labor).
WH-7 (10/07)

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