People should not be treated differently or denied equal opportunity to succeed on the job based on their sex, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, disability or any other protected characteristics. Harassment is a form of discrimination based on these characteristics. Many companies' policies may be stricter than the law dictates.
Employees have a right to feel safe from physical, emotional, and visual forms of offensive behavior at the workplace. Employers are now required by law to educate their employees as to what harassment is, how to avoid it, and how to deal with it when it happens.
- Recognize various forms of harassment
- Use Reasonable steps to eliminate forms of harassment you may be doing as an offender
- Speak with or write a letter with someone who is victimizing you
- Document and correctly report incidents of harassment