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3.This case took place several years ago. Do you believe that events similar to those that took place in this case could occur now? Explain.Although this case took place several years ago, that does not mean events similar to these cannot take place today. As mentioned before, harassment in the workplace continues to bea pervasive and costly problem. With today’s use of technology such as text messages and emails, it is easier for employees to commit said crime without even realizing they are doing it inthe first place. Another reason harassment is still an issue today is because individuals spend more time in the workplace than they did in the old days. Longer work days lead to more casual dress codes which can lead to a blurring of lines between what happens at work and what happens in your social life. Most importantly many individuals in the workplace do not intend for the things that they do or say to be considered harassment but to some it can be perceived thatway. Many people don’t get it, they don’t think harassment applies to them, they think what they
Sarah Russell, Staff Accountant 7are doing is friendly and consensual such as R.J. Bell. This is why harassment is still and occurring issue in the workplace and this is also why is will continue to be an issue in the workplace are years go on.
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