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Sexual Harassment

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Have you or someone you know been a victim of sexual harassment in the workplace? Have you silently suffered or put up with degrading or demeaning treatment from a co-worker, supervisor, or other workplace associate out of fear of the consequences of reporting such behavior? If so, it is vital that you seek professional legal assistance from an attorney who is experienced and well-versed in effectively handling sexual harassment cases. A DC federal employment lawyer at the Solomon Law Firm, PLLC can provide the competent and comprehensive legal help you need to rectify the situation.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

As an employee, you do not have to tolerate any type of sexual harassing behavior, whether it is from a co-worker or a high-ranking executive. Sexual harassment violates federal law and is a type of employment discrimination. Employers are expected to provide a work environment that is free of such offensive behavior. If it is reported, they are expected to act quickly to handle it. Any employee who reports being subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace is also protected against any type of retaliatory action or reprisals from his or her employer.

Sexual harassment consists of a variety of behaviors, including: unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature, and actual sexual assault or rape. An offhand remark, teasing, or an isolated incident does not usually constitute sexual harassment. When sexually offensive behavior becomes so frequent or severe that it creates a hostile work environment for the victim, however, it needs to be addressed. The harassment may come from either sex and the harasser may be the victim's senior, giving the victim concerns about job security.

If you have been subjected to sexual harassment, it is important to discuss your case with a Washington DC federal employment lawyer at your earliest convenience.

Contact a Washington DC Federal Employment Law Attorney at the firm if you have been subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace.

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