The intimidating environment around him
is a civil law term that refers to the behavior of an individual in a workplace that creates an environment that makes work difficult or uncomfortable for another person.
There are certain steps for anyone experiencing a situation that makes their work environment difficult or unbearable.
Julia was pleased to learn the next morning that Alonzo had been fired for creating a hostile work environment. The EEOC investigates complaints made by employees who feel they have been discriminated against based on their race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, or disability.
The EEOC also investigates reports of retaliation against an employee who has filed a complaint of discrimination or hostile work environment.
The harassment continued, and after another month, Mary was stressed past her limit.
Mary was afraid to complain to HR again because Brad had been with the company for nearly eight years, and she was afraid she would be fired for complaining.
Mary has grounds to file a civil lawsuit against both Brad and the company, which did not take adequate action to stop Brad from harassing her.