How to Address Microaggression in the Workplace

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Microaggression in the workplace is discriminatory words and behaviors that target people based on their identity. While they may seem unintentional and harmless, they’re actually offensive. 

Understanding Microaggression in the Workplace and Its Impacts  There are 3 types of microaggressions:  Microassaults are when someone directly and purposefully attacks another person based on who they are. This can include saying mean things, using offensive words, making jokes, or even threatening them. It could also be following someone around a store, which is a type of behavioral microassault. Microinsults are sneaky, mean messages about where someone comes from. They’re usually not on

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