If an employee reports harassment to their manager, is it the responsibility of the manager to report it to HR? What should if the employee doesn’t want the complaint to go to HR, and the manager doesn’t want to lose the employee’s trust? And, what should a manager do if the employee describes the situation, but doesn’t provides the name of the alleged harasser? Does a manager need to take any steps if an employee goes directly to HR and claims they don’t want an investigation?
Reluctant to Report
When an employee comes to you with a complaint, the subject