Workplace Sexual Abuse
Texas Sexual Abuse Lawyer
Sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace have received ample and widespread attention in the past several decades. While public awareness is high and it is well known that sexual acts or behaviors in the workplace of any sort are not tolerated or legal, workplace sexual abuse still happens frequently. As with other forms of sexual abuse, there are a variety of separate and distinct forms of behavior that can constitute sexual abuse in the workplace. Generally, they will involve situations in which inappropriate and unwanted sexual acts take place. They can also involve coworkers, bosses, subordinates, and others. Some examples include:
Sexual abuse or harassment can take the form of inappropriate or sexual remarks. This can include innuendoes, obscene language, indecent proposals, sexual advances, comments about appearances, and inappropriate jokes.
There is a variety of actions and behaviors that can be considered a form of sexual abuse in the workplace. Some examples include sexual assault, rape, and unwanted physical contact. Sexual abuse can also involve wrongful terminations, pay inequality, and other employment issues.
Fighting for the Rights of Victims
Stern Law Group takes workplace sexual abuse very seriously. With more than 150 years of combined legal practice, our sexual abuse attorneys have seen countless cases involving the workplace and employees and we have developed strong insight into the ways that civil legal actions can be pursued. As these cases also involve detrimental consequences to a victim's professional reputation and career, our attorneys make it a point to address not only the offenders, but also the organizations, businesses, and companies responsible for promoting a safe and appropriate workplace environment.
If you or someone you know has been a victim of workplace sexual abuse, Stern Law Group is prepared to evaluate your case and take the required legal steps needed to uphold your rights. Contact our firm today to discuss the particularities of your situation.