So you are working hard and going about your business. The boss is engaging in sexual harassment of another employee and you witness it almost daily. You don't know if you should get involved or not. What happens if you report the sexual harassment? Can anything bad happen to you for reporting this to human resources? Well the answer is, nothing is suppose to happen to you. Under the law, if you report sexual harassment and any negative job actions occurs as a result, it is called retaliation and it is illegal. Even though nothing bad is suppose to happen, often times that isn't the case.
Many times, the boss will treat the reporting employee in a negative fashion and may even fire that person. That is why it is very important for you to contact an employment attorney if you feel you are being victimized at work. Many times the company will only look after its' best interests not yours. Sexual harassment occurs at work often and sometimes it is hard to get involved with trying to stop it. Just know that you have rights if you do decide to get involved.