It seems that harassment is always on the forefront for your human resources department. With social media, texting, and other electronic media, “cyberstalking” is an issue that needs to be addressed by every company.
In an article from Business2Community, they say to watch for three things:
These forms of harassment are pretty straight forward, and should be handled per your company policies.
The harder part of cyber-harassment comes from cyberstalking. That is, following people on their social network sites, or through other people’s sites. You have to be careful in handling this type of harassment, as while being followed in a social site may be creepy for some, it might be fine for someone else. The law says you have to investigate when an employee FEELS threatened. So, you need to use common sense, as well as these guidelines laid out by Business2Community:
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