Sexual Harassment in the workplace can happen to men and women and no matter who it happens to – victims have rights and it should not be taken lightly. It can come in the form of inappropriate requests or actions, offensive remarks, and in the world of technology it can come in the form of inappropriate texts, photos or messages. If you have experienced this and want to take legal action, we are here to help.
If you have been sexually harassed in the workplace, we can help.
Attorney Ken Bigham Jr. has over 30 years of experience and will fight for his clients. He will fight for the best possible outcome for your unique situation.
We serve many counties throughout the state of Texas.
What Is Sexual Harassment?
According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It is not solely about physical contact, but can be any type of unwelcome sexual advances. Sexual harassment can be done in person, email, phone calls, text messages or social media.
Sexual Harassment Types:
Inappropriate requests or actions
Creates an intimiadating or hostile work environment
Unwelcome sexual advances or physical contact
Offensive sexual comments
Sexist or discriminating remarks
Any unwanted conduct of a sexual nature
Can happen with men and women
Happens with same or opposite sex
The harasser’s conduct must be unwelcome
What to do if you’ve been sexually harassed in the workplace.
It is important for the victim to report the situation to the harasser’s supervisor, if possible. The EEOC will look at the whole record but is determined on a case-by-case basis. Contact a Sexual Harassment Lawyer to discuss your case. At the Bigham Law Firm we provide experienced legal consultations and respresentation. If you are experiencing any of the things discussed, please reach out to discuss your case.
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