Nonprofit organizations are subject to the same laws as their private sector counterparts, and are just as vulnerable to the impacts of sexual harassment. While having a sexual harassment policy is not required by law, having a policy is strongly advised. Courts often will look unfavorably upon an employer who doesn’t have a policy or who has a policy that is inconsistently applied or enforced. This model policy includes all of the elements an effective sexual harassment policy should contain. You may usethis policy without crediting MaineCanDo.org.