Have you been the victim of sexual jokes, racial stereotypes, or other types of discriminatory remarks or actions at work? If so, you need to know that this type of conduct is illegal in California. At Mancini & Associates, our harassment lawyers have been fighting for our clients’ rights since 1997. Harassment in the workplace is unacceptable. Any person who experiences on-the-job harassment should be able to recover compensation for what has happened to them.
Additionally, the state of California goes above and beyond federal law and offers protections for undocumented migrants against discriminatory practices and harassment in the workplace.
Sexual harassment happens far too often in the workplace. While the #MeToo movement helped garner public attention towards the scope of this problem, there is still significant work to be done. According to some studies, more than 38% of women have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace. This number is likely underreported because many people are afraid to come forward with their allegations. Additionally, men also experience sexual harassment in the workplace, though these statistics are most certainly underreported as well.
According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, sexual harassment takes many forms in the workplace, including the following:
If you or somebody you love has experienced harassment in the workplace, contact an attorney as soon as possible. At Mancini & Associates, our qualified and experienced attorneys are ready to get to work on your case today. Our Southern California attorneys offer effective representation and focus on giving clients the most ethical legal advice possible, based on the protection afforded by laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA). You could be entitled to significant compensation for the harassment you have experienced in the workplace.
For professional and timely legal advice, contact the harassment lawyers at Mancini & Associates. For more information, please read our frequently asked questions about employment law. Se Habla Español. You can reach out to us on our website for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 818-783-5757.