The vast majority of employers today offer training and education to help prevent workplace harassment and other types of misconduct. That said, harassment still happens in work environments of all types. While the ideal would be for this type of harassment to stop altogether and for good, in the meantime you need an attorney who can help you.
If you believe you have suffered from workplace harassment and you want to speak up, then you should contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker today. We will quickly go over the basics of your case and give you our best legal advice about your options. During this free consultation, we can also let you know what you are likely to recover if successful. We believe that everyone should stand up for their rights and hold their employer’s accountable for misconduct. Call us at 800-333-0000 to begin the process.
What exactly is sexual harassment?
One of the first questions our potential clients often as us is what actually constitutes harassment. The state of California finds that there are two main types of sexual harassment:
- Quid pro quo. This is a situation in which a worker is expected to put up with unwanted sexual advance or sexual contract as part of their employment or to receive certain employment rewards. One example is a supervisor offering an employee a raise or promotion if they complete a sexual favor. This need only happen once to be illegal and worth fighting.
- Hostile work environment. In most cases, if there is occasionally a sexual joke or comment you do not like at work, it may be aggravating but it is not illegal. However, it can rise to level of sexual harassment if it is severe and / or frequent. The law considers a hostile work environment to be any environment in which an employee’s ability to do their job is affected by their harassment.
There are of course other types of sexual harassment but these are the most commonly reported.
Yes, men can be the victims of sexual harassment
The unfortunate thing about men experiencing sexual harassment is that not only are they being victimized, they often do not think they have a right to speak up. This is false. At The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker we will fight your case whether you are a man harassed by other men or a man harassed by women.
Right now is the right time to call us
There are many reasons that you should contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker sooner rather than later. First and foremost, if the harassment is ongoing then you want to take steps to stop it quickly – an attorney can help you do that. Second, if you do need to file a lawsuit, then you will have a limited amount of time to do so. Finally, consider that your employer could destroy evidence. We recommend contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker at 800-333-0000 right now to find out what your options are.