The office of Mayor Ron Littlefield announced Tuesday that Paul Page will step
down from his post as General Services Director.
Two women accused Page of sexual harassment in 2008, and the
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found that Page was guilty of
misconduct. The two women who reported the harassment faced repercussions for
reporting the harassment, one woman was transferred to a different department
and another woman was fired. Any person who has been retaliated against for
reporting harassment can hire a sexual harassment attorney and seek lost wages.
According to the allegations, Page leered at the women. He
also solicited sexual relations from one woman. Page was suspended three years
ago while another sexual harassment allegation was being investigated. He was
allowed to return to his job with the understanding that he would no longer
engage in sexually harassing behavior and also receive harassment training.
Page plans to challenge his accusers now that he has
Sexual harassment Lawyers represent thousands of people each year, who are harassed in the
workplace. Most employers require their employees
go through sexual harassment training. In spite of the training, harassment is still common in the workplace. Close to half
of working females say they have been harassed at work.
Sexual harassment causes the victims much distress and makes
the workplace hostile. This has an impact on all employees. The victims of
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