Beware harassment fueled by politics, masks.

Monitor your workplace for signs of harassment based on diverging political perspectives. These days, sadly, such harassment can involve employees' use of face masks. If you spot any such harassment, stop it right away. And let employees know it won't be tolerated.

Recent case: Evan, a grocery store worker, abruptly quit and, days later, committed suicide. His family has now sued, saying he killed himself after co-workers and supervisors harassed him because of his political views and mask wearing.

Evan told his family that trouble began when he started wearing a mask early in the pandemic...

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