WORKPLACE HARASSMENT/DISCRIMINATION INVESTIGATIONS
Workplace harassment is unwelcome and unwanted behavior that impedes employee rights. Harassment is based on sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability and/ or age (40 years+).
Harassment becomes illegal when such conduct becomes a condition of continued employment OR the conduct is severe or pervasive enough to create a work environment that a reasonable person would consider hostile, abusive and intimidating.
WHAT CAN BE CONSIDERED HARASSMENT?
- Quid pro quo behavior.
- Unwanted and unwelcome behavior.
- Behavior that is severe or pervasive.
- Physical contact.
- Questionable repeated conduct.
In addition, harassment can be:
Harassment is NOT….
- Petty slights, annoyances and isolated incidents (unless extremely serious) will NOT rise to the level of illegality.
- Non-discriminatory conduct.
- Grievances/complaints about work procedures.
DID YOU KNOW?
- Even though you may have less than 15 employees, there are state laws that protects citizens from harassment. You and your company can still be held liable for harassment in a criminal and civil court.
- Statistics report that 90% of employees that experience harassment DO NOT report it.
- Statistics report that 75% of employees experience some form of retaliation when reported.
- Statistics report that 45% to 70% of employees experience sexual harassment from a co-worker or supervisor.
Question: WHY HIRE A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR OR DETECTIVE?
Answer: Because you demand a fair and impartial investigation.