Chicago, IL asked in Domestic Violence and Employment Law for Illinois

Q: I work at a domestic violence shelter. I have a coworker who has been giving me the silent treatment for months which

Is a form of abuse yet my employer does nothing

1 Lawyer Answer

A: More information is needed to answer your question. Is your coworker singling you out and giving you the silent treatment due to your status in a protected class (race, religion, age, etc)? If not, and the reason for giving you the silent treatment is merely a personality conflict, your employer is not legally obligated to take corrective action.

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