Being sexually harassed at work is humiliating and degrading. The sexual harassment lawyers at Younglove Law Firm understand how difficult it is to suffer this form of harassment at your place of employment. If you are dealing with any form of sexual harassment at your workplace, seriously consider meeting with one of the experienced and compassionate Phoenix employment law lawyers at our firm.
At Younglove Law Firm, we can help you file a state or federal complaint to hold both your employer and the harasser accountable for their actions and potentially recover compensation and other remedies for any damages caused by the harassment. We will aggressively fight for and pursue the justice and compensation you deserve including, but not limited to back pay, reinstatement to your previous position, and compensation for emotional damages.
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Do not permit sexual harassment to take an emotional toll on you and make it difficult to perform your job to the best ability. Step forward and take action by contacting Younglove Law Firm in Phoenix today.
Everyone is entitled to a safe space at work: one that is free from unwanted sexual advances, sexually charged statements or actions, and discrimination. At Younglove Law Firm, our discrimination lawyers in Phoenix defend the right to a safe work environment.
Contact Younglove Law Firm as soon as possible if you are unsure whether conduct you are facing at work is sexual harassment. Our attorneys will meet with you, take the time to listen to your story, and offer you valuable advice regarding any situation with which you may be dealing.
Our firm can then help you bring a charge to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a claim to state court, or a claim to federal court. All of these processes are complex, and there is no reason to try and tackle them on your own.
Should your claim succeed, you may be entitled to compensation for any of the following:
You have the right to stand up for yourself and fight back against your harasser. Let Younglove Law Firm help you.
Sexual harassment in the workplace is any form of sexual discrimination that breaches Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a federal law that prohibits any form of discrimination in the workplace due to race, ethnicity, sex, color, or religion. It applies to all workplaces of fifteen or more employees, including federal, state, and local governments.
Sexual harassment does not have to be of a sexual nature. Making offensive comments towards a particular gender is also a violation. However, consensual encounters of a romantic or sexual nature are not considered to be a violation.
Two common types of sexual harassment in the workplace are:
Quid pro quo occurs when a decision on someone’s employment, such as a hiring, firing, assignment, or promotion, is tied to a person’s compliance with a sexual favor or act. A hostile work environment is when sexual harassment creates an intimidating, offensive, or hostile work environment.
While every situation is judged on its own, the following types of behavior are often deemed to be sexual harassment:
An isolated incident could count as sexual harassment if that isolated incident is linked to hiring, firing, benefits, or a promotion.
It is illegal for an employer to retaliate against an employee for filing a sexual harassment claim. Title VII not only protects the employee against retaliation by the employer but also any witnesses who choose to speak up on their behalf.
If you think you are a victim of sexual harassment, contact a sexual harassment lawyer and do the following:
If the above actions do not stop the harassment, the next step is to file a claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). It is recommended you have an attorney file the complaint.
At Younglove Law Firm, our sexual harassment lawyers are experienced in handling work-related sexual harassment and assault and other difficult employment matters. We can provide the advocacy you need to protect yourself and preserve your right to work in a safe environment.
Federal and state laws exist to protect employees and guard against wrongful termination. Contact our Phoenix office now for a confidential consultation. We can help you determine if you have grounds to pursue legal action against your employer or whether to deal with the problem in another way.