What is considered workplace stalking?
ordering/canceling goods or services on your behalf. following you, watching you, maintaining surveillance on you. threatening to harm you, your family, friends or pets. harassing your family, friends, colleagues, or your employer.
What qualifies as harassment?
The civil harassment laws say “harassment” is: Unlawful violence, like assault or battery or stalking, OR. A credible threat of violence, AND. The violence or threats seriously scare, annoy, or harass someone and there is no valid reason for it.
Which of the following may be an indicator of stalking?
Behaviors that are used to maintain fear, intimidation, and power over another person may include threats, economic abuse, sexual abuse or taking advantage of privilege. These behaviors may take the form of physical, sexual, emotional, and/or psychological violence.
Do you see yourself as a stalker?
When it comes to matters of the heart, some people have giant blind spots and these aren’t always healthy. People, even stalkers, don’t see themselves as stalkers. They behave in a certain way because of some kind of misplaced emotional motivation.
Is it stalking if someone is following you around the store?
Yes, it’s completely stalking. There’s no difference. If somebody in a store starts following you and watches your every move the entire time you’re at the store, you might call it stalking. Yet in most stores, there’s somebody in the back room doing that with security cameras.
What are the most common types of workplace stalkers?
This is the most prevalent kind of stalking and one which can manifest in the workplace, putting innocent bystanders at risk. Lust: serial predators who stalk victim after victim. Serial rapists and murderers may begin as lust stalkers. For example, Ted Bundy. Love-Scorned: an acquaintance, coworker, neighbor, etc.
Is it stalking if you’re a neighbor?
Poking around into someone’s affairs due to sheer nosiness (whether the person is a love interest or a neighbor) isn’t stalking unless the actions legitimately make the target afraid. In other words, being stalky – that’s one thing.