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EEOC bites Cobra for supervisor sexual harassment

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in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources

Allegedly lewd and crude behavior by managers has led the EEOC to file a sexual harassment lawsuit on behalf of female employees of Delray Beach-based Cobra Construction and Cobra Pavers and Engineering.

According to the complaint, Cobra managers told female employees of their sexual exploits and told one woman to “get naked.” One worker alleges she was physically assaulted.

The EEOC filed suit after attempts to conciliate the dispute failed.

Note: Supervisor harassment can mean big trouble for employers. That’s because courts consider supervisors to be acting on behalf of the employer.

Advice: To limit your liability in supervisor harassment cases, you must be able to show a court that you: 

  1. Have a solid sexual harassment policy in place.
  2. Provide training to managers on how to spot, stop and handle sexual harassment.
  3. Investigate internal harassment claims promptly and in good faith.

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