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Understanding what behaviors constitute workplace harassment

While you may excel at performing assigned job tasks, working with people you do not get along with can make things challenging. Understanding the types of behavior that qualify as workplace harassment can help you protect your personal safety and the reputation of your career in Indiana. At John H. Haskin & Associates LLC, we are familiar with what is and is not appropriate in a workplace setting.

Men can be victims of sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is generally believed to occur when men request sexual favors, give unwanted advances, make unwelcome verbal comments or perform other acts of physical misconduct against female co-workers or employees. Yet what many people don’t realize is that men can also be victims of sexual harassment in the workplace. As women continue to move into positions of power in major corporations and business across the county, they are more likely to view their male subordinates or workers as fair game. In some situations, women do not believe they will be penalized for their actions, as many would not believe they were actually responsible for committing such a crime.

Jewelry company subject of serious sexual harassment allegations

As a woman in the workplace, you know that you have to perform at a high level at your job every day. Despite so many advances in our society, women can still be subjected to unfair treatment while on the job. But there is a line that should not be crossed; women should never be subjected to sexual harassment. And if a woman is sexually harassed, she has the right to hold the assailant and even the company she works for accountable.

How can I stop the bully at my workplace?

Almost every job has its stresses and challenges. But if you share your workspace with others who treat you fairly and are supportive of your efforts, it is much easier to get through the day. In fact, you may even enjoy going to work if you are in a positive environment. However, your place of employment could seem like a battleground if you are being subjected to bullying tactics on behalf of your supervisors or co-workers.

How can I stop the bully at my workplace?

Almost every job has its stresses and challenges. But if you share your workspace with others who treat you fairly and are supportive of your efforts, it is much easier to get through the day. In fact, you may even enjoy going to work if you are in a positive environment. However, your place of employment could seem like a battleground if you are being subjected to bullying tactics on behalf of your supervisors or co-workers.

Story of harassment at Fox News to become feature film

One of the most stunning aspects of the scandal involving the sexual harassment allegations leveled against former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes is the fact that the women who brought the situation to light were so empowered in their own right. What this tells us is that having status within an organization is not necessarily a buffer against incidents of harassment.

Decorated vet driven off her TSA job for blowing the whistle

"TSA has a saying: If you see something, say something," according to Alyssa, a 33-year-old Bronze Star-awarded soldier who used to work at the agency's headquarters. "Little did I know that when I said something, I would be fighting the agency."

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