Sexual harassment is a serious issue in many industries and businesses. This workplace hardship stems from an imbalance and abuse of power.
This video from The Today Show discusses the sometimes-blurry line of appropriate behavior between managers and subordinates. The segment features a number of different guests who sound off on the legal and practical implications of sexual harassment in the workplace. They note that men and women often have different perceptions about where the threshold of appropriate behavior lies. All the experts seemed to agree that harassment always stems from people in positions of authority misusing the power and somehow preying on subordinates. Watch the video to learn more
No employee should have to endure harassment. If you have been a victim of inappropriate behavior in your California workplace, call (888) 703-2911 to schedule an appointment with the Advocacy Center for Employment Law in San Jose.