Just how do you define workplace harassment? The EEOC has taken its best shot.
The agency just released proposed enforcement guidance addressing unlawful harassment under the federal employment discrimination laws. The document explains the legal standards applicable to harassment claims under federal employment discrimination laws. The laws enforced by EEOC protect individuals from harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or genetic information.
Harassment’s a growing problem in today’s business world. Between fiscal years 2012 and 2015, the percentage of private sector charges that included an allegation of harassment increased from slightly more than one-quarter of all