Ehline Law Firm is a severe injury lawyer based in Los Angeles, California. Physical injuries can happen in a car crash, slip or fall, and even aboard a dream cruise vacation. Sexual harassment is a totally different animal, as will be discussed.
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Absolutely! But unlike a car crash that breaks your leg, other injuries happen that are emotion based.
Our venerable attorneys fight against all evildoers, whether the injury is physical or emotional.
U.S. law defines many of the sexual harassment regulations we lawyers use in court. These rules are outlined in the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).
This page discusses your rights, duties, and obligations under California law. It tells an employee and employer what to do when faced with sexual harassment issues.
There are also regulations under the Fair Employment and Housing Commission (FEHC), are in step with the FEHA laws above. They are designed for protecting employee rights. Sexual harassment under the FEHC includes unwanted sexual advances.
So these can be visual, verbal, or physical. And it can take many forms including harassment of a person of the same sex as the harasser.
There are two types of sexual harassment against the rights of the employee. So this person is harassed by sexual advances, visual, verbal, or physical. And it was by someone else or superior.
Under California and federal law, sexual harassment is illegal. But when it happens, sexual harassment can destroy the lives of the victims. It can ultimately ruin the business where the incident occurred as well.
When an employee believes they are a victim, consulting an attorney is the next move.
When you are sexually harassed, the first thing you should do is to:
Next, follow the workplace process for reporting sexual advances.
But you workers should seek the advice of an experienced sexual harassment attorney. The attorneys at Ehline Law Firm are knowledgeable about the laws.
Plus, they are experts at protecting the employee. So after discussing your claim, they can determine the best legal options for the victim.
When employers permit sexual harassment in the workplace, employees can dread working. Also, it is typical a female victim will be of the weaker sex physically.
So this may make her extra fearful of contact with the larger, stronger male harasser. Also, she may be afraid of losing benefits, promotions, or even her job.
Of particular concern, if it continues, laws are on the employee side. Hence, the victim can take action against the sexual harasser and even the employer. Amazingly, sometimes, an employer allows this behavior to continue. Most of all, the victim may deserve compensation for lost wages, benefits, and emotional suffering.
Accomplished attorneys at Ehline Law Firm handle sexual harassment cases. So these lawyers are compassionate to the emotional stress the employee has endured.
As local attorneys in the Los Angeles, California area, we have reputable standing. So we are beloved in the community. Also, the legal system, including peers, and judges know the firm has an outstanding reputation.
Simply put, we are famous for protecting the rights of harmed individuals. Our seasoned lawyers are experts. Hence, we excel in negotiations and litigation.
We work tirelessly to obtain justice and compensation for the harassed employee. Call now for a hassle-free legal consultation. Why not speak with a bold advocate for your legal rights at (213) 596-9642? You can also fill out our website contact form.
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