EEO - Harassment: Tennessee
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: James L. Holt, Jr., Jackson, Shields, Yeiser & Holt
- Harassment claims in Tennessee are governed by the Tennessee Human Rights Act. See Harassment Under the Tennessee Human Rights Act.
- Harassment claims under the Tennessee Human Rights Act are analyzed in the same manner as harassment claims under Title VII. See Establishing a Claim of Harassment.
- Tennessee has created a specific cause of action by statute for malicious harassment. See Malicious Harassment.
- The Tennessee Commission on Human Rights receives, investigates and handles claims of harassment. See Administrative Process and Judicial Proceedings.