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Harassment Issues:

  • Hostile work environment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Racial Harassment
  • Slurs
  • Touchings


Slurs, jokes, touching, threats, stalking based on gender, race, national origin, color, disability, sexual orientation, religion, age (40 or older), and genetic information are among the acts that may constitute an unlawful hostile work environment. Employers must keep the workplace free of harassment and retaliation.

Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

Employees have a right to be an environment free of harassment.

Employers have a responsibility to keep the work environment free of harassment and not to retaliate against employees who report discrimination or harassment.

I believe my boss is subjecting me to a hostile work environment because of my race, gender, and sex. What should I do?
Create a timeline and save any emails or other documentation of the harassment. Then report the harassment to HR.

Helpful Resources

Examples of Harassment

  • Slurs
  • Touchings
  • Jokes
  • Insults
  • Pictures

Houk Law Firm

The information provided is informational only, does not constitute legal advice, and will not create an attorney-client or attorney-prospective client relationship. Christopher R. Houk is licensed to practice law in Arizona. © 2020

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Tempe, AZ 85282
Phone: 480-569-2377
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