Every day, people are sexually harassed in workspaces all over the country. Unfortunately, even though many people realize that this behavior cannot be tolerated, it continues to take place far too frequently. If you have experienced sexual harassment at your place of work, you should immediately take steps to hold the offender accountable. Moreover, if you are a business owner or manager who worries about the prevalence of sexual harassment within your company, it is pivotal to do what you can to immediately put an end to this behavior and prevent sexual harassment from occurring in the months and years ahead.
There are various ways that employers can work to prevent sexual harassment, such as implementing a training program and ensuring that those who sexually harass others in the workplace are held responsible. Sadly, some employers fail to take action even after they become aware of sexual harassment within their company and it keeps occurring. Sometimes, sexual harassment is denied and victims feel helpless, which is very unfortunate. If you have observed this in the workplace, it is crucial to realize that many people who are sexually harassed refuse to stay silent and this problem could be incredibly damaging for your company.
With media attention, many people have become aware of how rampant sexual harassment is across the country. It is important for workers to be aware of their rights and immediately address any occurrences of sexual harassment. Our law firm believes that those who sexually harass others at work have to be held responsible.