Sexual harassment can affect your health, your career, and your income. Although this activity is illegal, it is often subtle and can be difficult to prove. A toxic work culture that encourages these behaviors can make it seem that you have nowhere to turn.
At Aegis Law, our Long Beach sexual harassment attorneys can collect evidence and develop a case so you can seek justice. Instead of facing an unbearable work situation, put your trust in our team. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and learn more.
Our Long Beach sexual harassment lawyers can provide the following services:
You may hesitate to file charges because you worry about how it will affect your job and career. Retaliation against you for a sexual harassment claim is illegal and can be added to your legal complaint. When you share your story with us, we will take every action necessary to bring all liable parties to justice.
Sexual harassment includes any unwanted sexual contact, whether physical, verbal, or visual. The genders of the harasser and victim do not matter. What is important is that you do not want the contact.
Some examples include:
Perpetrators may face civil and even criminal penalties, depending on how severe the harassment is and how long it has continued. Your attorney will seek maximum punishment for those who have hurt you in the workplace.
Sexual harassment is illegal both federally and in California under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). When you have suffered this harassment, you have the options to report those responsible.
You can file a complaint with either the California Civil Rights Department (CRD) or the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You do not need a lawyer to file, but a sexual harassment attorney can help you protect yourself against retaliation from your employer.
If the issue is not resolved, you can file a lawsuit against those responsible. Employers have a duty to protect their employees from this behavior and must take all reasonable steps to prevent it. If they do not, they can be held liable.
Even if you do not lose or leave your job, you can seek compensation for sexual harassment at work. The criteria used to award financial relief depends on the type of harm you experienced. Some common kinds of damages victims can claim include:
At Aegis Law, our attorneys will assess your circumstances, build a powerful approach, and hold the wrongdoers accountable. Choose us because:
At Aegis Law, our Long Beach sexual harassment attorneys understand that you feel angry but vulnerable. You need compassionate, tenacious legal representation to help you recover physically, financially, and emotionally from this trauma. We protect your rights and manage all the uncomfortable legal complexities for you. Contact us to schedule a free consultation today.