Do I have a sexual harassment case if none of the remarks were made directly to me?

My office manager has made several remarks about me and one of the doctors in my office, none of which have any foundation, all of a sexual nature. None of them have been directly to me, but they are unwelcome and there is a saved text message she sent to another coworker.

Asked on June 25, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Tennessee

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

It can be but it also be construed as defamatory.  Consult with an attorney immediately.  Try www.attorneypages.com and check his or her record at the Tennessee State Bar.


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