Employee workplace dating
The 3rd person fighting for his civil rights in this lawsuit, was called a terrorist by his manager, ridiculed about his Indian heritage, sent religious emails by Executive management , called names daily (“All Indians should be called Bobby”) as well as humiliated by management who sprayed disinfectant and sanitized his desk & belongings whenever my co-worker entered his office.
When LGBT employees hear jokes about sexual orientation or gender identity, they perceive them as signals of exclusion.18 Nearly two-thirds (62%) of LGBT employees heard lesbian and gay jokes at work.19 There's good news for those who transition—78% of transgender people felt more comfortable after transition, and believe their workplace performance improved.31 In the United States, the LGBT population’s combined disposable personal income in 2015 was an estimated $917 billion.32 legalized marriage between same-sex couples in June 2015.Section 377 of India’s penal code, a colonial-era law, criminalizes same-sex relations;10countries cannot protect LGBT people in the workplace when laws like this exist.72 countries prohibit discrimination in employment because of sexual orientation.11 In the European Union (EU), 13% of LGBT people felt they experienced discrimination while job hunting because of their sexual orientation.15 19% of employed LGBT people in the EU experienced discrimination while at work.This policy does not restrict participating in labor unions or other labor or civil rights organizations.This policy applies to all our employees regardless of gender or sexual orientation.The 2nd individual in this lawsuit was sexually harassed, badgered about her age, humiliated, called sexist names, secretly demoted, denied a merit increase and treated differently from other team members.
She was threatened (retaliated against) with firing after she made a formal complaint to HR, Executives and Management.
Friendships forming between employees are also included in this policy.
Friendships allow for a more collaborative environment, but they might also occasionally create cliques and fragmentation inside departments.
For the purposes of this policy, “dating” includes consensual romantic relationships and sexual relations.
Non-consensual relationships constitute sexual harassment and we prohibit them explicitly.
Individual countries had similar findings:16 As of 2016, 92% of Fortune 500 companies have non-discrimination policies that include sexual orientation.