Forward a completed Harassment Intake Form.
When a manager or supervisor is put on notice of allegations of harassing conduct, he or she is required to act promptly – sometimes in a matter of hours or a few days – to take interim steps to address the allegations. The questions that may need to be addressed promptly include, but are not limited to:
Because managers and supervisors are required to take prompt and appropriate interim measures when serious harassment is alleged, ELLU has established a Harassment Email Hotline at SOLemail@example.com at which management can seek immediate, same-day legal advice. ELLU attorneys will serve as the Harassment Duty Attorney on a rotating basis to ensure coverage from 8AM-7PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. The Harassment Duty Attorney will respond to emails within one (1) hour of receipt. The duty attorney will ask that the manager, supervisor or Employee Relations staff download and complete the Harassment Intake Form to allow the duty attorney to provide appropriate legal advice.
The Harassment Email Hotline should only be used to handle emergency issues when managers and supervisors first become aware of harassment allegations and require legal advice on appropriate interim measures. Managers, supervisors, and employee relations and Equal Employment Opportunity staff who are seeking legal advice in non-emergency situations should contact ELLU through ELLU's general email intake at SOL-ELLU@sol.doi.gov by downloading and submitting an Assignment Intake Form. Non-emergency situations would include requests for legal advice regarding: