Sexual Harassment

The increase in the number of women who report instances of sexual harassment has shown that this problem continues to plague society. In the workplace, the effect of harassment is compounded because it can have a direct negative effect on a woman’s career. Harassment is not only about unwanted touching or sexual advances; it can take many forms. If you have experienced harassment at work, take steps to report the behavior to a supervisor or designated personnel. Whether or not your report yields results, your next move should be to contact an experienced sexual harassment lawyer.

The attorneys at the law firm of Michael Burgis & Associates, P.C., are committed to gender equality in the workplace. We want women to be able to advance in their field free of harassment, toxic workplaces, and toxic situations. If you’re facing harassment on the job, talk to us and find out how we can help.

Types of Sexual Harassment at Work

Many behaviors could be considered sexual harassment, including:

  • Unwanted touching
  • Unwanted sexual advances
  • Asking for sex in exchange for career advancement
  • Allowing other employees to engage in harassment without addressing the issues
  • Making jokes of a sexual nature
  • Repeated unwanted attempts to communicate on matters outside of work

Experienced Sexual Harassment Attorneys in Sherman Oaks that Stand by Your Side

We won’t allow these types of behaviors to go unaccounted for. While it may seem as if you’re alone in the fight against workplace harassment, when you choose our firm to represent you, you’ll never walk alone. We will handle your claim with compassion and demonstrate our passion for justice.

Some who speak up about sexual harassment may face repercussions. You may be one of them. Aside from ostracism by peers, your employer may attempt to retaliate against you for standing up for your rights. The retaliation may be overt or subtle. Either way, it would be an illegal act by the employer that our sexual harassment lawyers are ready to address.

If  You Are Dealing with Sexual Harassment at Work, Contact Our Lawyers Today

Filing a harassment claim is likely to be one of the hardest things you will do. We will support you beyond providing the best possible case for your circumstances. We will be a supportive partner in your battle, one who has your best interests at heart. If you have been the victim of sexual harassment at work, contact us by phone or online. We want to be a part of your solution.

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