It is never nice to be in a work environment where you feel as if you have been targeted in a sexual manner. There are so many women in every area of life stepping forward with their experiences and giving more and more women the empowerment to report and become public about what has happened to them.
In the state of California sexual harassment is classified as gender discrimination that focuses on harassment and hostile environments in the workplace due to sexual harassment. For behavior to be classed as sexual harassment it must be constant and persistent. The following behaviors can be taken as sexual harassment:
Sexual behavior is not something to be easily tolerated and it should not be tolerated, especially if it is more than one isolated incident. It is actually the responsibility of the employer to prevent and take steps to stop it when it unfortunately happens. You can take a few steps to nip it in the bud:
If the sexual harassment was from your boss asking for sexual favors, in return for promotions – otherwise known as quid pro quo harassment then this should be taken up immediately. It is imperative that you contact a Californian sexual harassment attorney as there is a time limit of between 180 days to one year to file the case, so time is of the essence.
If you have been faced with sexual harassment in your workplace and your employer has not made any efforts to correct this, or the sexual harassment was done by the employer themselves then sexual harassment lawyers in Los Angeles are here to fight for your rights and get you the justice that you are entitled to. If you need advice and help from a sexual harassment lawyer in Los Angeles call The Rager Law Firm at 310-527-6994.
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