QUESTION

Do we have to fire a manager accused of harassment?

Whether or not to terminate a specific employee accused of harassment is a fact intensive inquiry highly dependent on the circumstances.  If the allegations are of a single incident and the nature of the allegations are relatively mild, those are very different circumstances from allegations of multiple occurrences and explicit comments or suggestions.  Credibility determinations also weigh into the equation.  While not every accusation of harassment will result in termination of the accused, it is important to consider all relevant information.

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