You go to work to earn a paycheck. You shouldn’t have to deal with reprehensible behaviors like sexual harassment when you are at work. If you are subjected to sexual harassment, your priority needs to be protecting yourself. Once you make sure that you aren’t in danger, you can explore the options that you have to address the issue.
We realize that trying to battle your employer isn’t something that is high on your bucket list. This is especially true if you are living paycheck to paycheck or depend on the income to pay your bills. Still, you know that you can’t just sit back and let the behavior continue.
Some people who take a stand against sexual harassment have to worry about adverse employment actions, such as termination or demotion. This isn’t legal, so if this is happening to you, we will address that retaliation as part of your case.
It is important for you to keep track of what is going on when you are making this type of claim. At a minimum, keep a journal of the sexual harassment incidents, the complaints you make and the action taken by your employer. This might be central for the case down the road.
Sexual harassment is a very personal issue. We are here to discuss your claim in a respectful manner. We want you to feel comfortable providing us with the details that matter in your case. We are here to fight for you and your rights. Just make sure that you take action quickly while the incidents are still fresh in your mind.