Essay on Workplace Harassment And The Workplace

820 Words Dec 7th, 2016 4 Pages
I interviewed my father, who works full time as a chaplain for Memorial Herman hospital, for the workplace harassment assessment. Knowing that he worked for them for 8 years, I figured he had seen some signs/acts of workplace harassment, I was right. Below are some questions I asked to get a full assessment of what he had seen and how he handled it. First I asked, “Can you describe a time when you or someone you know had experienced sexual harassment or bullying in the workplace?” He answered by telling me a time he worked with a peer that was being harassed by another coworker from a different department (same building, but different offices). His peer thought it was possible harassment, yet wanted to verify with him as a confidant to confirm the allegation. After discussing the situation, they concluded that it was an event that fell under the conditions of harassment. They also decided it may be a possible isolated incident. Therefore, he was to be alerted if and when the alleged perpetrator appeared again. That lead into asking “How did you know that this was harassment?”. He told me that the conversation between his peer and the other person contained inappropriate language that was both unnecessary and unwanted. I asked for him to give me a little more details but my father told me that this talk with his peer was between them, not me and certainly not between the people reading this the paper (sorry). I later asked, “Did anyone notice the harassment?”.…

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