For far too long, employees suffered from sexual harassment in silence, afraid to come forward due to fears of increased harassment or retaliation. The events of the last year, spurred on by the #MeToo hashtag on social media, have taken the lid off of the sordid happenings at companies and institutions across the nation.
Good-natured teasing is often a normal part of any workplace. However, there is a difference between harmless joking around and unlawful sexual harassment. You might be experiencing some behavior at work that is causing you to wonder if someone is crossing a line. It can help you and other Michigan employees to understand what constitutes sexual harassment, as well as your legal rights.