Discrimination and Harassment

Discrimination or harassment in the workplace should never be tolerated - they undermine productivity and expose businesses to potentially costly lawsuits. Federal law protects employees from discrimination on the basis of race, gender, and a number of other protected characteristics. Federal law also protects employees from harassment, a form of sex discrimination that includes unwelcome sexual advances or taunts. In FindLaw's Discrimination and Harassment section, you can find information and resources to get you up to speed on harassment and discrimination, while providing strategies for handling employee complaints and creating a more harmonious workplace. More specifically, you can find articles about different types of discrimination that can occur in employment, and tips for creating practices and policies that foster a workplace environment free of discrimination and harassment.

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