Issues of sexual harassment can be extremely difficult matters for the victim to deal with, especially at the workplace. Whether the unwanted advances come from a supervisor, subordinate or colleague, the victim can feel extremely violated and unsafe. Regardless of the perpetrator's intentions, if you feel uncomfortable with a co-workers' sexual advances, you have the right to press charges according to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Fighting For The Rights Of Sexual Harassment Victims In Texas
According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, sexual harassment is defined as unwanted sexual advances and requests for sexual favors when rejection of this behavior affects your employment status, interferes with your work or creates a hostile work environment.
Whether you fear losing your job or have been fired for rejecting sexual advances, Kennard Law, P.C., can help. Our firm provides a safe and caring environment for you to share your story, and our attorneys take the time to listen to all of your concerns. We are extremely knowledgeable in sexual harassment laws, and can advise you on the best way to proceed with your claim. Even if you feel you may have contributed to or allowed the perpetrator's harassment, there are laws which can protect you.
We help clients who have experienced workplace sexual harassment, along with:
- Hostile work environment (making your work life unbearable)
- Retaliation (fired or treated differently for reporting abuse)
- Quid pro quo harassment (sexual favors in exchange for something)
- Constructive discharge (leaving you no choice but to quit)
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Call 855-KENNLAW or contact us via email to schedule a consultation with a lawyer to discuss your legal options. We have office locations throughout Texas, including Houston, San Antonio, El Paso, Harlingen and Austin, as well as Washington, D.C.