East Orange, NJ asked in Employment Discrimination for New Jersey

Q: My co-worker keeps asking me out and I am uncomfortable with it. Should I let my boss know?

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Christopher J. Eibeler
Christopher J. Eibeler
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Holmdel, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: An employer has an obligation to have an effective anti-discrimination policy and to exercise reasonable care to prevent and correct promptly any sexually harassing behavior. As an employee who is being harassed by unwelcomed harassment, you should take advantage of any preventive or corrective opportunties provided by the employer, which would include informing management and/or HR of the harassment. It is always recommended you consult with an experienced employment lawyer to discuss the specific facts concerning your situation and to review/analyze your company’s anti-harassment policy.

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