What to do when you are being sexually harassed at work (verbally)

Posted over 2 years ago. Applies to California, 2 helpful votes

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First steps

1) Make it clear to the harasser that you are not interested. 2) Immediately complain verbally and in writing to the harasser's supervisor, your supervisor, and/or the HR department if one exists. 3) Follow-up to make sure something is done: employers are required to investigate under California law. 4) Keep any documentation you have and make a list of witnesses.

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If the harassment continues

5) Tell harasser that he/she must stop. 6) Immediately complain again verbally and in writing to the harasser's supervisor, your supervisor, and/or the HR department if one exists. 7) Contact, and if necessary hire, an experienced and dedicated employment lawyer. 8) Let the attorney take care of the rest.

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