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Posted by Kashif Haque | Nov 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

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A San Diego based naval commander has been relieved of command from his amphibious assault ship. Captain Wayne Brown was let go from his leadership post after an investigation aboard the Boxer, the ship in question, revealed inappropriate behavior that constituted a hostile work environment.

Brown allegedly lost his temper many times while commanding the ship, especially to female subordinates. He asked them pervasive questions, like, whether or not they used birth control with their husbands or boyfriends. Brown also allegedly touched the female crew members without their consent and against their comfort.

According to the investigation, Brown repeatedly used foul language towards crew members, exhibiting particularly abusive behavior toward female crew.

While cursing and foul language itself does not constitute for a hostile work environment that can be pursued on legal grounds, sexual harassment that creates a hostile work environment is unlawful. If these kinds of actions seems familiar from a supervisor at your job, please do not hesitate to contact an Aegis attorney.

Source: LA Times

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Kashif Haque

Kashif Haque is a trial attorney and one of the founding attorneys of Aegis Law Firm. He served as the 2015 Chairman of the Orange County Bar Association—Labor and Employment Section. Mr. Haque has obtained millions of dollars on behalf of his clients through trial, arbitration and settlement. A...


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