Many workers in Missouri know that you cannot always get on with everyone in your place of work. No matter how good you are at your job, there may be people with whom you simply do not gel. Hopefully you will both be able to get on with your jobs with as little conflict as possible. Unfortunately, some people choose to make others? lives harder by treating them unfairly and subjecting them to a hostile work environment.
One form this can take is sexual harassment. This is when someone is singled out because of their gender and often takes the form of unwanted sexual advances, explicit or derogatory comments and even attempts to obstruct an individuals? progress through the company. All forms of harassment can be extremely distressing and difficult to deal with. As such, if you notice it occurring in your workplace, it is important to report it as soon as possible.
If you are the target of sexual harassment you may find it difficult to approach your superiors about the matter or to talk to others about the problem. However, you are not alone and there are those who are willing to help. With the right guidance and support you can seek justice for those responsible and work toward improving the support network for those who have had similar experiences.
If you are experiencing unfair treatment at work, our page on sexual harassment may contain some of the information you need. An attorney might also be able to offer invaluable assistance at this difficult time. He or she can help you to understand your rights and may be able to assist you with reporting the matter to your superior and seeking compensation for your distressing experiences.