Sexual Harassment Lawyer in Los Angeles
harassment is nothing less than a personal attack on the very core of the
victim's dignity and sense of self worth. It also tends to be
symptomatic of a workplace environment where employees are not
treated as individuals worthy of respect. It gives me great
satisfaction to obtain just compensation for my clients who have
been victimized by this conduct."
--- James W. Johnston, Esq.
state and federal law, even an "at-will" employee may bring a legal action against an employer or supervisor who has sexually
harassed that employee. The victim of sexual harassment can be either male
or female. Under California law, sexual harassment can include such things as: "Harassment" because of sex includes sexual
harassment, gender harassment and harassment based on pregnancy, childbirth or related
Two Types of Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment in employment can take the form of either
of the following:
Hostile Work Environment Harassment - This is where
the sexual conduct results in an intimidating, hostile or offense work
environment. This can include verbal conduct, including epithets, derogatory comments or slurs; or physical conduct,
including assault, impeding or blocking movement, or physical interference with normal
work or movement; or visual harassment, such as derogatory posters, cartoons, or
Quid Pro Quo Harassment - This type of harassment
usually involves a situation where a supervisor's request for sexual favors are
linked to granting or denying job benefits, such as obtaining or keeping a job,
or receiving a promotion or favorable job review. This sometimes involves
some form of sexual proposition by a supervisor, coupled with an express or
implied threat that if the employee refuses, he or she will be terminated,
denied a job, or lose job benefits. In other situations, the employee is
promised a promotion, raise, or other job benefit, if he or she submits to a
25 Years Experience
Mr. Johnston has been an attorney for more than 25 years, and is fully
qualified to handle your sexual harassment claim. If you believe
that you have been the victim of workplace sexual harassment, we invite
you to contact us to schedule an appointment to speak with Mr. Johnston
about your case.
Want to Find Out Right Away if You Have a Valid
Case for Sexual Harassment?
a Sexual Harassment Lawyer
If you believe you have been the victim of sexual harassment in your
employment, we invite you to contact our law firm, by clicking on the link in the box
at left. Our client intake office is located at 333 South Grand
Avenue, 35th Floor, Los Angeles, California 90071.
Sexual Harassment Resources
Civil Rights and Criminal Justice: Primer on Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment from Penn State
Resources at Feminist.com
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