The key is the harassment needs to be illegal for the employee to have the right to sue. Harassment alone is not illegal. For it to be illegal, the harassment has to be based on a person’s race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age disability or genetic information and:
The harasser can be:
The victim can be:
As mentioned above, harassment alone is not illegal. If you are being harassed but the conduct is not based on race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age (over 40 years of age), disability or genetic information, click here to learn more about our Workers Compensation Practice Area if you are suffering from severe stress due to the conduct.
To help prove your case, it is important you document the harassment (i.e save offensive emails, memos, text messages, etc) and that you follow the reporting system within your company to report the harassment. Of course there will be times when this is not possible, but remember the more evidence you have, the more it will help your case!
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