If you are sexually harassed, use the three "R"s:
Be direct with the harasser. Let your feelings be known about
the inappropriate behavior as soon as possible.
Tell the harasser that his/her words, actions or behavior make
you feel uncomfortable.
Tell him/her to stop.
Be prepared to provide the facts. (Who, what, where, when, how
often, how, etc.) It may be helpful to write down the important
details before reporting the incident so you don’t leave out any
Be aware of any witnesses who can support your claim.
If the behavior continues, report the incident to your
supervisor, human resources or union representative. (If the
harasser is your superior, you have the right to go to his/her
Remember it is most effective to report harassment while it is
going on or shortly thereafter.
Call your Employee Assistance Program for more information and
resources on sexual harassment.
You have the right to feel safe and comfortable at your job.
You have a right to let the harasser know that you are offended
by his/her words or actions, and you want him/her to stop.
You have a right to report sexual harassment to management and
expect a change.