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I think I'm being harassed in the workplace. What should I do?

If you experienced inappropriate or unfair treatment in the workplace, you may feel both embarrassed or overwhelmed by your situation. While it may be difficult to do so, you have the right to speak up for yourself and hold the appropriate parties accountable for what you experienced. Workplace harassment is unacceptable, and you do not have to stand for it.

Is your executive position on the line?

Are things becoming uncomfortable at the office? Where you used to shine and thrive, do you now meet awkward glances and stilted conversation? Maybe there is a younger group of executives moving in, and you don't fit with the new brand the company is trying to create. Are you sensing that the ax is about to fall?

Gender should not play a role in your treatment in the workplace

Discrimination of all kinds is illegal in California, including a type of mistreatment related to a person's gender. State laws, federal laws and society in general condemns and prohibits any type of gender-related discrimination, but that does not mean that it does not still happen.

Are you an exempt or non-exempt employee?

If you suspect that you are not paid fairly, you have the right to seek help and take action to protect yourself and your financial interests. However, you would be wise to first understand if you are an exempt employee or non-exempt employee, and what your status means for your rights per the Fair Labor Standards Act. 

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