Sexual Harassment In The WorkplacePosted October 31, 2016
If you or someone you know has been victimized in the workplace, by sexual harassment, it is vital that you seek the counsel of a Red Bank attorney that is proficient at navigating the complications of these kinds of cases.
By definition, workplace sexual harassment is any unwanted sexual advance from one person to another. Sometimes supervisors are the harassers, sometimes co-workers are. Advances are not necessarily male upon female. Advances can be female on male, male on male, or female on female. Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination on the basis of gender and/or sexual orientation, and is prohibited under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.
Employer Penalties For Workplace Sexual Harassment
Employers that are found guilty of sexual harassment charges could face penalties that include:
- Compensation of lost wages
- Payout of future wages
- Compensatory damages for pain and suffering
- Punitive Damages
- Attorney fees and court costs
Foss, San Filippo & Milne, LLC, represents employees who have been the victims of discrimination, sexual harassment, hostile work environment, workplace retaliation or “whistleblowers,” wrongful termination and other employment law violations.
If you or someone you know is suffering from sexual harassment in the workplace to the degree that it is aggressive, heinous, or bullying is involved, don’t hesitate to contact our office immediately.
Counsel For Employers
Our firm also provides counsel to employers in workplace sexual harassment claims. Our experience allows us to provide a breadth of understanding of employment law for our business clients. If your company has been accused of negligence in a workplace sexual harassment suit, let our team get to work on putting together an investigation.
Contact an Employment Law Lawyer
For a consultation with Foss, San Filippo & Milne, LLC, call (732) 741-2525 or send us an e-mail.