Employers that don’t take swift action when they learn of possible harassment have only themselves to blame. Being too timid when it comes to punishing the supervisor is not a good idea. Whatever you do, don’t even think about transferring the harassed subordinate into a position with fewer responsibilities. Instead, move the harasser—or even terminate him.
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