Businesses and employers are obligated to offer a positive and safe working environment free of harassment and discrimination. In some cases, business owners have no knowledge on how their employees treat each other or their subordinates. Unfortunately, workers face adverse working conditions regularly. At the hands of supervisors, employers, and ever coworkers, workers face harassment of all kinds. When that harassment is of a sexual nature, a worker may be deal with a situation that is downright intolerable. Sexual harassment comes in different forms. Quid pro quo sexual harassment is when a job applicant or current worker is offered a position, promotion, or job security in exchange for sexual favors. When a group or individual exposes an employee to offensive behavior of a sexual nature, they may be subjecting that person to a hostile work environment. If you are a victim of sexual harassment, your rights are being violated. You have a lot to consider about your future and The Mark Law Firm, LLC is here to help. We are passionate about the law and our clients benefit from our tenacious and diligent search for justice. Don’t sit idly by while your rights are being violated. Contact The Mark Law Firm, LLC to assess you case and represent your interests.
Employees face adversity in the workplace regularly. A business is obligated to protect their workers against hostile work environment based on discrimination and harassment. When that harassment is of a sexual nature, it is illegal and the victim should protect his or her rights. When a person faces sexual harassment, they are being discriminated against based on sex and gender. When an employer demands sexual acts as a condition of employment or the refusal affects a person’s employment, they may be dealing with quid pro quo sexual harassment.
Sexual harassment is an ongoing problem for workers in all industries. When people go to work, they agree to a code of conduct is sometimes detailed by an employee handbook. Federal and state law further protects people from working in a hostile work environment. When someone is subjected to overwhelming harassment of a sexual nature, they have a lot to consider about their future. If you are the victim of sexual harassment and believe you are being subjected to a hostile work environment, you should contact a law firm to assess your case and represent your interests.