Stop Workplace Sexual Harassment

Stop Workplace Sexual Harassment

Stresses in the modern workplace can be significant. High workloads, lay-offs and deal lines are all part of the employment environment now. Although these are not pleasant, in most cases, they are not illegal. What is illegal is sexual harassment, which can cause tremendous stress.

Sexual Harassment in the workplace can take many forms such as inappropriate sexual advances, verbal requests for sexual favors, and unwelcome physical contact. Victims of sexual harassment at the workplace go through many emotions such as humiliation, frustration, withdrawal and even suffer damages in the aftermath. Victims of severe sexual harassment such as rape can form dysfunctional families and even life threatening diseases. Sometimes victims are forced to leave their jobs to avoid being harassed in the future, which compromises their careers.

When any form of sexual harassment interferes with an individual's work and creates an intimidating work environment, it should be reported to the employer.Victims of sexual harassmentshould first provide a written complaint to their supervisor or any other individual who is responsible. They should include details of the incident and names of witnesses.

The employer should take immediate action. If the employer fails to take action the victim should contact a sexual harassment lawyerto explore legal protection and grounds for a possible lawsuit. A lawyer can help you file your complaint and help you get the justice you deserve.

If you feel you are a victim of sexual harassment, you should contact a sexual harassment lawyer promptly. Attorney Search Network can refer you to a sexual harassment lawyer to represent you in your sexual harassment claim.

Contact Attorney Search Network for a Sexual Harassment Lawyer Referral.

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