Originally posted as Reverse Harassment In Kentucky back on February. Original post as follows:
Ok, this situation is very frustrating. My current employment has been for about 8 months, in the same line of work for years. The scene is a high performance offshore boat repair shop with 6 workbays, so a very large shop by any stretch. I have been in this business for about 6 years and am 39 yoa. Two of my counterparts are roughly 10 years younger than me. 1 is married with children the other not. The latter is the leader/idol of the married one, and the two collaborate to make me miserable. They like me well enough but cannot stop touching me and continually make sexually lude comments to me. Touch my butt and make suggestive comments about what they want to put in there...etc.
The harassment goes way beyond just that. I have to watch my back all the time literally. They put tape on my back like back in elementary school that says kick me, or I'm a homo. I have to watch out for flying objects being lobbed in my direction, snowballs, nerf balls etc. Initially I didn't mind I just thought they would eventually stop the childish behavior but It just keeps getting worse. Today they put a maxi-pad on top of my toolbox with donut jelly on it. You get the picture. Also today they tried and failed to tape label me on my back "I Like Men". I'm not gay, I'm married with children of my own. They know I don't appreciate their sense of humor, yet they continue. The owner of the company and my immediate supervisor know this goes on and do nothing about it. I'm really getting frustrated.