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When jokes cross the line into sexual harassment

It's true that jokes, even those that are sexual in nature, are simply going to be told from time to time in most workplaces. In fact, some companies have actively warned employees about this in their handbooks, telling the employees that they want to have an open, creative atmosphere where people are not afraid to make such jokes. These handbooks sometimes warn employees that hearing such jokes shouldn't be thought of as sexual harassment.

Wrongful termination may not work exactly how you think it does

When you think of wrongful termination, do you assume it means you can't be fired in a way that seems unfair or unjust? That's what many workers in Michigan assume, but the reality is that that's not exactly how the laws work.

One sexual harassment incident is all it takes

Often, people who are facing sexual harassment are told to talk directly to the offender the first time, asking him or her to stop. For example, a co-worker may think comments about your body are charming, while you really find them offensive. You could be told to ask the co-worker to stop, explaining that you don't like it.

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