If you have suffered sexual harassment or have been a witness to sexual harassment in your workplace, you may be entitled to compensation for the harm you have suffered. For more information about how a Los Angeles sexual harassment attorney can assist you, call Aegis Law Firm at (949) 379-6250. Our experienced sexual harassment lawyers can help you fight against sexual harassment in your workplace and secure your right to a safe work environment.
For passionate and dedicated representation in your sexual harassment case, call Aegis Law Firm today at (949) 379-6250. Your initial consultation is free and you pay no fees unless we win. We also offer Spanish-speaking services. Take action today to defend your rights.
Sexual harassment is harassment directed at a person because of their sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The conduct does not have to be sexual but it must be unwelcome conduct directed at a person based on their sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Conduct that may be considered sexual harassment includes:
Federal and state laws prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment can make the work place unbearable for a victim and create a hostile work environment. In California, a person who witnesses sexual harassment can make a claim even though the harassment was not directed at them.
Workers in California are protected by federal and state laws that prohibit sexual harassment. At the federal level, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects workers against sexual harassment and applies to businesses with more than 15 employees. California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) gives broader protection to workers in California because it applies to employers regardless of how many employees they have.
To successfully make a claim for sexual harassment, the conduct complained of must be sufficiently severe or pervasive such that it alters the conditions of the claimant’s work environment and creates a hostile workplace. In some cases, a single severe incident may amount to sexual harassment. Whether conduct amounts to sexual harassment or not is a matter of law. If you are experiencing unwelcome sex-based conduct in the workplace, you should speak with an experienced Los Angeles sexual harassment lawyer to evaluate your case.
If you have been sexually harassed at work, or you are unsure of your legal position, our Los Angeles sexual harassment attorneys can help you. To find out more about your rights and potential claims, call us today at (949) 379-6250 to set up a free consultation and assessment of your case. We also have Spanish-speaking services available.