What constitutes California workplace harassment?
California Workplace Harassment: Your Questions, Answered: It is defined as a form employment discrimination that breaks Title VII of the following:
• The Civil Rights Act of 1964,
• The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA),
• The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA),
• The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).
Harassment in the workplace represents uninvited conduct from a coworkers or employer which is based on an employee's color, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age (40 or older), national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, family status, disability/medical condition, or genetic information.
Is it illegal to harass someone?
While slight annoyances and isolated, minor harassment incidents in the workplace may not be unlawful, conduct that creates a hostile, intimidating, or offensive work environment may be illegal under both federal and California law.
If you feel you've been subjected to illegal workplace harassment in California, contact the workplace harassment lawyers.