Sexual Harassment Lawyers

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What Is Sexual Harassment?

Sexual harassment is unwanted sexual advances, sexual conduct or other verbal or physical action of a sexual nature, usually at the workplace.

Conduct That Is Considered Sexual Harassment

Who Is Protected under Sexual Harassment Laws?

Sexual Harassment Policies

Employers are usually required to post policies regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. These policies should address:

Protection against Sexual Harassment - State and Federal Laws

Both federal and state laws prohibit harassment in employment on the basis of sex or gender. Both the federal government and states have created agencies that investigate harassment claims and enforce the laws prohibiting sexual harassment.

Do I Need a Sexual Harassment Attorney?

Both investigating and proving a sexual harassment claim can be difficult. An employment lawyer can help you file within the deadlines for sexual harassment claims appropriate to your state. Additionally, the EEOC investigators are often overworked and cannot investigate your claim immediately. A lawyer will help you investigate your claim and inform you of the various options you can pursue.

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Last Modified: 06-18-2014 12:24 PM PDT

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