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Sexual Harassment Leading to Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress in the Workplace

When an employee experiences severe emotional distress as a result of sexual harassment, the employee may have a claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress (“IIED”). Sexual harassment is a claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Sexual harassment can take two forms: hostile environment or quid pro quo. Fuller v. City of Oakland, stated a plaintiff claiming sexual harassment resulting in a hostile environment must prove:

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