Employers can be liable for harassment by nonemployees-and even nonhumans!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

From HR.BLR.com: It's common for employers to believe that they will be held responsible only for discriminatory or harassing conduct by one of their supervisors or employees. However, the 7th Circuit recently reaffirmed that an employer can be responsible for discriminatory and harassing behavior by nonemployee-and even nonhuman-offenders.