Every day, millions of Massachusetts residents leave the comfort of their homes to go to work. While there, numerous individuals find themselves subjected to questionable behavior from their co-workers and/or their employers. Sometimes, it is difficult to discern if that behavior is just an annoyance or of legal concern. This is particularly true in cases of suspected sexual harassment.
A woman in another state claims that she was sexually harassed while she was working at a middle school. She says that her complaints were not taken seriously, and now she wants something done about it. It doesn't matter if one resides in Massachusetts or elsewhere, sexual harassment claims should always be taken seriously and dealt with appropriately.
While no working environment is perfect, there are certain things Massachusetts residents should not have to deal with when either on or off the clock. Sexual harassment is one of those things. What can people do when they are dealing with this form of harassment?
Every day, in Massachusetts and elsewhere, there are women and men who are subjected to unwanted sexual advances and inappropriate behavior by their co-workers. Sexual harassment is a very real issue, and the victims of it end up suffering in more ways than one. A recently published article directly addressed the damaging effects sexual harassment has on women, and what researchers have found may be surprising to some.
All employed individuals in the state of Massachusetts should be able to go to work and not have to worry about harassment in any of its forms. Unfortunately, every year, numerous individuals -- both males and females -- find themselves the victims of sexual harassment. If you are among them, you may be able to do something about it.
Most people who live in Massachusetts have long been proud that their state is home to one of the nation's most highly regarded scientific research institutions. Many students from all over the country and all over the world work tirelessly for the opportunity to learn from the experts and professionals who teach there. Scientists themselves know the regard given to holding a position at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the chance to be part of groundbreaking technologies.
Massachusetts employees like you should feel safe and secure when you go to work. Unfortunately, some people make workplace environments feel dangerous and unsafe. Sexual harassment can be one form that these troubling actions and behaviors take. But just what is sexual harassment?
Going to work each day at your job in Massachusetts should be empowering and rewarding. While there are a host of factors that play into your ability to have a positive experience at work, one significant influence is the type of people you work with and around each day. At Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti, LLP, we are experienced in helping people who have been the victims of unfair treatment in their workplace.
When you think of Massachusetts workplace bullying, you likely think of male workers bullying their female coworkers. But is this always the case?
If you experience sexual harassment in your Massachusetts's workplace, you should feel safe in the knowledge that your employer will deal with the issue in a swift and effective manner. Unfortunately, what should happen is not always what does happen.