Standing Up To Sexual Harassment In The Workplace
Employees who have suffered sexual harassment often feel ashamed, and fear taking action against their employer. It is important to remember that you are not alone. Aquino Law Firm will stand by you. We are determined to protect your rights and guide you through every step of your case, because you deserve a safe work environment and justice for such treatment.
The Types Of Sexual Harassment And Retaliation
The law generally recognizes two categories of sexual harassment:
- Quid pro quo: In this form of harassment, an employer or supervisor demands sex or the involves toleration of sexual harassment from an employee. They threaten that the employee will lose their job or benefits if they refuse.
- Hostile work environment: The harassing conduct is frequent, often including inappropriate touching and verbal abuse. This form could involve one or many employees.
Regardless of the form of sexual harassment, the situation can quickly lead to acts of retaliation from an employer if their misconduct is refused or reported. These could include:
- Loss of benefits
- Less desirable assignments
- Demotion or overlooked for promotion
- Loss of position
We Will Help You Obtain Justice
It is essential to contact an attorney as soon as possible. At Aquino Law Firm, we understand how difficult these situations can be on you and your family. That is why we handle the details of your case and provide you with individualized attention to help you obtain the best possible outcome.
You should not have to endure harassment or discrimination in the workplace. And you should especially not have to stand alone against such misconduct. We will stand by you every step of the way.
Get Our Experience On Your Side
We have successfully handled employment and discrimination cases for over 20 years, and we can do the same for you. Contact us online or call our Irvine, California, office at 866-720-3761 to meet with a lawyer today. Your first consultation is free of charge.