In some workplaces, supervisors and employers look the other way and let sexual harassment take place. Factory workers and their bosses commonly believe that sexual harassment is not a big deal, and nothing is done to prevent or stop harassment. This is a false belief. If you have experienced or witnessed sexual harassment in your workplace or between co-workers outside of the workplace, you should speak with an experienced California sexual harassment lawyer immediately.
Call Winer, McKenna & Burritt, LLP, at (510) 433-1000 for a free consultation.
Sexual Harassment Can Damage Your Career And Personal Life
Sexual harassment can escalate to verbal abuse, inappropriate touching and potentially to sexual assault very quickly. If you have been sexually harassed at work, the quality and consistency of your work is likely suffering. This can lead to missed opportunities for pay raises, promotions and other benefits. Many damages experienced by sexual harassment victims are unseen such as emotional distress and psychological damage. Many workers quit their jobs because of unwanted attention.
There are many types of sexual harassment that victims may experience, including:
- Hostile work environment, which may be any kind of harassment, including actions characteristic of stalking
- Physical harassment such as:
Verbal abuse, including:
- Requests for sexual favors
- Repetitiously getting hit on
- Gender discrimination
What Should You Do About Sexual Harassment At Work?
You have basic human rights, and one of those rights is not to be sexually harassed at work or to have to work in a hostile environment. A sexual harassment attorney in California who is familiar with factory worker representation can fully explain your rights and legal options.
At Winer, McKenna & Burritt, LLP, our attorneys represent clients from all industries, and we are a nationally recognized plaintiffs' sexual harassment law firm. We can advise you on filing a complaint at work and with state authorities, seeking to obtain a right to sue if you have a case for damage compensation. We fight to protect our clients, and we can stand up for you.
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Contact us at (510) 433-1000 to discuss your case. We pursue all cases on a contingency fee basis, and we can help you whether your situation involves a co-worker, supervisor or business owner.