The news is inundated with countless stories documenting instances of workplace harassment in government, media, and entertainment. Thanks to reforms and greater awareness of what constitutes harassment, more and more victims are able to identify harassment before it gets out of control.
Countless people, whether they are bystanders, victims, or even potential harassers themselves, still don’t know what constitutes workplace harassment. With a better understanding, collective efforts to combat harassment can become possible. Once identified, in addition to swift action in the workplace, an experienced workplace harassment lawyer should be notified.
Workplace harassment can be defined generally as conduct or language that offenders, endangers, or disrupts an otherwise peaceful and productive workplace dynamic. Harassment isn’t always overt, either. Often, subtle and subliminal dialogue can constitute conduct of a harassing nature.
Despite the generally agreed upon definition, the following are considered the two most common forms of harassment:
Once workplace harassment is identified, victims have a few options at their disposal.
When workplace harassment happens, several options are on the table for making it stop. Knowing which to choose varies on the particular factors at the time of the incident, as well as available workplace resources.
Here are common methods victims or witnesses of workplace harassment can use to put a stop to the unwelcome behavior:
Among the aforementioned options to stop workplace harassment, hiring an experienced harassment attorney is always essential.
Workplace harassment should never be tolerated under any circumstances. If you or a colleague have been the victim of workplace harassment, representation is essential. The Detroit-based Law Offices of Christopher Trainor & Associates have defended countless victims from workplace harassment in Michigan, while boasting 60 years of combined experienced.
Our team has fought and won some of the biggest cases in the state, and have won in excess of $1,000,000 for our clients. We can provide you with the same representation to increase your odds of a fair settlement. Call 248-886-8650 or complete our online contact form today.