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How to Deal With a Hostile Work Environment

Sep 9, 2020

A hostile work environment goes beyond the occasional rudeness from a coworker.

If you’re experiencing being the target of offensive or intimidating jokes, insults, ridicule or name-calling in the office, you may be the victim of a hostile work environment. If someone you work with is using sexual language or has sexually suggestive pictures or objects at work or has engaged in threats, touching or physical assaults – these also may create an illegal hostile work environment.