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Synonyms for harasser

a persistent tormentor

a persistent attacker

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2) What is the relationship between sex of the harasser and the severity rating given to their behavior?
Harasser can be victim's supervisor, supervisor from another area, co-worker, an agent of the employer, or a nonemployee.
How to confront and stop sexual harassment and harassers.
While such intimidation can happen anywhere, harassers often prey on their victims outside of the classroom, where they are less likely to get caught.
One reason was that civil rights law makes it easier to sue a corporation, with its deep pockets, than an individual harasser.
The harasser had just a handful of messages, clipped and copied from some weird publication and pasted to the postcards.
Holding the employer accountable for the conduct of its supervisors is appropriate, especially in the context of a superior-subordinate relationship where the victim/subordinate is reluctant to confront the harasser.
The defenses only apply when the harasser is a supervisor, and where there has been no adverse action against the victim, such as a reduction in pay or demotion," noted Schlissel.
Conversely, dismissing the harasser without conducting a proper investigation or where circumstances do not warrant it (e.
For responses to harassment, ignoring the behaviour was the most common (60%), followed by avoiding the harasser (45%) and talking to someone (45%).
Y&Y Snacks, routinely have held employers strictly liable for quid pro quo harassment if the harasser had the actual authority to alter the victim's work conditions, even in instances where the employer had no knowledge of the harassing behavior.
Rather than being an ally for women workers, the union itself can become a harasser.
One concern is sexual harassment; not whether the candidate was a harasser, but whether he/she failed to blow the whistle.
Involve the victim in the process of determining appropriate corrective action, at least when the harasser may be permitted to continue working alongside the victim.
For more than half the targets of sexual harassment, complaining is a natural response, along with telling the harasser to stop, or saying forcefully, "No