Workplace Harassment In The Workplace

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Workplace Harassment The workplace harassment is harmful for the psychological health of the employee; it could cause stress, even suicidal thoughts. Later, it will be mentioned the different types of harassment in the workplace and another examples of: harassment by racism, sexual harassment, harassment by disability, harassment plus discrimination, and others in the workplace. I will discuss how the people in the work could stop it, how to act in case of harassment and how to complain about it. When it is something normal, and when the behavior is officially abusive and is considered harassment. However, there are laws that protect the employee in case of harassment. I will discuss how to act in case of harassment, what the laws said; …show more content…
The discrimination can be for age, nationality, color, sex, religion and other many things. “A hostile work environment is created when the victim of discrimination is treated in a manner that makes it difficult or impossible to perform her job duties.” (Mayhew, 2016). The Discrimination is something that the people can’t stop, there is no cure, even in the workplace because there are adults, and it’s something the people learn in the house, in the way their parents raise them. However, exist other ways to stop the discrimination and therefore this kind of harassment. The employers have to educate the employees to see the differences between employees just as diversity and not something they have to criticize, and to accept each other with …show more content…
“The U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission defines workplace sexual harassment as unwelcome sexual advances or conduct of a sexual nature which unreasonably interferes with the performance of a person 's job or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.” (“Sexual Harassment,” (2016). Not all, but most of the cases the aggressor is a man and the victim is a woman. It can manifest verbally, with sexual jokes, or the worst case, inappropriate touching. Is one of the worst types of harassment, it is something serious and it’s immediately prosecuted if the victim

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