Sexual Harassment Explained
Sexual Harassment Attorneys in Southern California
Sexual harassment in the workplace can range from women who are exposed to nude pictures by male co-workers to bosses who demand sexual favors in exchange for continued employment. While sexual harassment can take many different forms, all victims tend to feel violated, almost as if they had been raped.
If you are a victim of sexual harassment at work, a Southern California sexual harassment lawyer at Spray, Gould & Bowers LLP may be able to help you obtain compensation for your pain and suffering and will work vigorously to seek changes in your employer's policies. We offer a free case evaluation and, in many instances, a free initial consultation.
Compensation for Workplace Sexual Harassment
In California, the Fair Employment and Housing Act protects individuals from sexual harassment at work. Compensation may include back pay, front pay, policy changes, actual damages, damages for emotional distress, attorney fees, and punitive damages.
Over 85 Years of Experience - Employment Law & Sexual Harassment
Since 1925, the attorneys at our law firm have successfully represented thousands of clients, including in employment law matters. Each Southern California sexual harassment attorney at our firm has a thorough understanding of the law in this field. We tailor our legal approach to your unique needs and concerns.
During a free initial consultation, we will discuss the specifics of your case to understand if you have a sexual harassment claim, which often falls under three categories, including:
- Unwanted sexual advances: these claims usually consist of offering employment benefits in exchange for sexual favors, often referred to as quid pro quo.
- Hostile work environment: these claims can involve visual conduct such as displaying sexual pictures, verbal conduct such as making sexual comments, and physical conduct such as touching someone.
- Retaliation: these claims occur when an employer threatens or retaliates against someone for complaining about unwanted sexual advances or a hostile work environment.
Sexual harassment in the workplace is against the law in California. Our legal team handles many workplace sexual harassment cases on a contingency fee basis, which means you pay no legal fees unless we are successful in recovering compensation for you. We urge you to consult with a Southern California sexual harassment lawyer at the firm at your earliest convenience if you have been subjected to workplace sexual harassment or sex discrimination anywhere in the Southern California region from San Diego and Orange County to Los Angeles and Riverside.
Contact a Southern California sexual harassment attorney at the firm today.