Employers are encouraged to take appropriate steps to prevent and correct unlawful harassment.They should clearly communicate to employees that unwelcome harassing conduct will not be tolerated.Interfering with a witness’s testimony or cooperation in a criminal case is a criminal act that can be misdemeanor or a felony.Intimidating or tampering with a witness involves trying to get a witness to lie, say certain things under oath, alter or destroy evidence, or not testify or cooperate with authorities at all.
Being Physically Intimidating Being Socially Intimidating Community Q&A Intimidation is making others feel fear, nervousness, or inadequacy in order to gain social standing or produce a desired outcome.
Harassment is a form of employment discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, (ADEA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, (ADA).
Harassment is unwelcome conduct that is based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
Examples include: Some states’ statutes criminalize intentionally influencing a witness by any means.
Others require a use of force, threat of force, or use of intimidation or coercion.