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Harassment: Alabama

Harassment requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: J. Day Peake III, Phelps Dunbar LLP


  • Alabama does not have a distinct anti-harassment statute. See Alabama State Harassment Protection.
  • Alabama law offers some additional forms of anti-harassment protection which may be used separately or in addition to the traditional federal protection such as claims for invasion of privacy, battery and outrage. See Alabama State Harassment Protection.
  • Even if an employer is not the actual perpetrator of harassment, there are a number of claims whereby an employer may be liable for the actions of an employee. See Employer Liability.