St. Louis Sexual Harassment Lawyer
Sexual Harassment Claims in St. Louis
Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination that affects thousands of individuals each year. Male and female employees alike are harassed and face uncomfortable work environments because of this form of discrimination. There are many different types of sexual harassment and the term broadly covers various illegal forms of harassment. If you or a loved one is dealing with sexual harassment at work, it is vital that you contact an attorney from Riggan Law Firm as soon as possible. By retaining the representation of the firm's dedicated team, you may be able to file a claim against your employer or the individual who has been harassing you. Victims of sexual harassment may be experiencing a wide range of discrimination, including:
- Verbal or Written Harassment – Inappropriate comments about a person's body or clothing; asking a person out on a date; crude jokes or spreading rumors; threatening a person if they do not perform a sexual act; or implying that sexual favors are desired can be considered sexual harassment.
- Non-verbal Harassment – Inappropriate eye contact, facial expressions, stalking, or rude gestures that are sexual in nature.
- Visual Harassment – Photos, emails, or any media that can suggest sexual acts or favors.
- Physical Sexual Harassment – Often the most threatening form of sexual harassment, this can include sexual assault, unwanted touching or groping, hugs, taps, and /or tugging of a person's clothes.
In most cases, the victim of sexual harassment has endured repeated and severe incidents of harassment. Under federal law, all discriminatory and sexual harassment is forbidden, and employers are responsible for preventing and handling sexual harassment cases that occur while an employee is on the job.
If you have been wrongfully victimized and harassed, you are not only protected from discrimination and harassment but also from retaliation by your employer. If you complain or bring to light the wrongs that are being caused to you, your employer is not allowed to fire you, demote you or retaliate against you in any manner. If you are aware that your right to a safe workplace is being violated, then it is important that you contact Riggan Law Firm as soon as possible.
Enlist the Help of Riggan Law Firm, LLC to Safeguard Your Rights
No one wants to work an environment that is blatantly uncomfortable. Victims of sexual harassment need to act immediately and retain the representation of a dedicated St. Louis employment law attorney. At Riggan Law Firm, the attorneys stand ready to provide you with outstanding legal assistance in your time of need. You should never have to worry about retaliation or threats and you no longer have to when you work with Riggan Law Firm.
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