If an associate is simply uncomfortable with another associate without any harassing doings is this?

Is anything that makes anyone uncomfortable for any reason is considered harassment? Standing too close for comfort for that particular person?

1 answer  |  asked Feb 6, 2020 7:04 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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Doris Dabrowski
To be a violation of law, harassment must have a discriminatory or retaliatory motive, the incidents must be severe or pervasive, and the actions must be offensive not only to you but to a reasonable person of the same category as you (e.g., women, minorities). If the alleged perpetrator is a co-worker, the employer is responsible to take measures reasonably calculated to end harassing behavior.

posted by Doris Dabrowski  |  Feb 7, 2020 09:18 AM [EST]

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