If you feel you are being harassed, one way to try to resolve the problem is to tell the harasser to stop.
If you are uncomfortable confronting the harasser, you should not endure harassment or try to resolve the matter yourself.
When considering a lawsuit there are several legal elements that must be considered, including: An attorney will consider these elements for each individual case.
A person making a claim of hostile work environment harassment need only be affected by the harassing conduct, not necessarily the employee to whom the conduct is directed. These laws do not prohibit simple teasing, offhand comments or isolated incidents that are not serious.
Instead, the conduct must be so objectively offensive as to change the conditions of the person’s employment whether as a result of a tangible employment action or is sufficiently severe or pervasive enough to create a hostile work environment.
Child’s behavior also caused anxiety among female employees, who labeled him weird and creepy, because he stared at women, commented on the “sexiness” of clothing and talked about which staff members he wanted to date, the memo said.
Allegations about Child’s behavior, first reported by the Review-Journal this month, had prompted a meeting with district officials in March.