How Do I Report Workplace Discrimination?
It does not matter whether you are made the direct victim of workplace discrimination or if you are simply witnessing it happen to a…
If you’ve been harassed, demeaned, or otherwise intentionally made to feel uncomfortable or threatened in the workplace, Stansbury Brown Law, PC is here to fight for your rights. Contact our dedicated California hostile work environment lawyers to learn more about how we can assist you.
Everyone deserves a workplace where their dignity is upheld, talents flourish, and interactions are respectful. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. That said if you find yourself facing harassment in the workplace, you may have a path to justice. Our Los Angeles employment lawyers are here to guide you down that path.
A hostile work environment occurs when an employee is exposed to unwelcome conduct that is either severe or pervasive enough to create an abusive or offensive work atmosphere. The conduct can be verbal, physical, or visual, and it can come from anyone in the workplace, such as a supervisor, a coworker, or an employer. Some common examples of actions that may create a hostile work environment are as follows:
If you’ve been subjected to a hostile work environment, you should report the incident(s) to your HR department and/or your employer/supervisor. You should also do what you can to keep a detailed log of the incident(s) and collect any evidence of the harassment. You should then hire a competent California hostile work environment lawyer who can file your harassment claim and fight for the justice you deserve. To have a valid harassment claim, you’ll need to prove the following:
Don’t wait to take legal action. In many cases, you will only have one year from the date of the last act of harassment to file your claim with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. If you wait longer than this, you will most likely permanently lose your right to sue.
If you’ve been harassed in the workplace, don’t suffer in silence. Stansbury Brown Law, PC is here to be your voice. Contact us today so you can tell us your story and so we can fight for the justice you deserve.