If a Co-Worker Won't Stop Harassing You, Call Us.
Employers in California are liable for the harassing conduct of a co-worker if you have made a sexual harassment complaint and the harassment continues. If you have co-worker who is sexually harassing you, contact The Armstrong Law Firm to learn about your legal rights.
The attorneys of The Armstrong Law Firm, in San Francisco, California, have helped many employees fight to protect their rights against sexual harassment by a co-worker. Our litigation attorneys investigate and document everything and prepare your claim for maximum monetary damages, but never forget that you shouldn't have to quit your job to protect yourself. We fight aggressively to protect your rights and your job status, while making sure your employer understands that allowing sexual harassment to continue is unlawful.
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Contact us to arrange a free consultation about your claim. We will explain the law clearly and help you understand your options. We will also give you an honest evaluation of whether the courts are likely to see things your way. We know that you need an honest, hardworking lawyer at your side right now.
Is a co-worker engaging in any of these types of behavior?
- Unwelcome touching, physical contact or encroachment on your physical space
- Dirty jokes, inappropriate language
- Unwelcome e-mails or phone calls
- Inappropriate content on computer screen
- Spreading rumors, gossip about you
Top Ten Tips for Victims of Sexual Harassment
For many victims of sexual harassment, it takes courage to speak out. Retaliation and a hostile work environment are often the result. Contacting an attorney who can advocate on your behalf may be the only way to protect your rights and your job. Here are some simple tips for dealing with it in the workplace:
1. Contact The Armstrong Law Firm so that we can help Obtain a Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) Right to Sue Letter before it is too late. We don't recommend that you do this on your own.
2. The Armstrong Law Firm can help you write a letter or e-mail to a manager so your complaint of sexual harassment is in writing.
3. Make sure it is clear to your harasser that the offensive conduct is unwelcome
4. Keep a journal of all incidents with the dates and details
5. Do not engage in behavior, jokes, or interactions at work that could be used against you
6. Do not drink alcohol with co-workers or managers
7. Obtain a copy of all of your employer's sexual harassment policies, so that The Armstrong Law Firm can determine whether your employer has violated its own policies
8. Make a list of all potential witnesses, they can also be anonymous witnesses
9. If you are experiencing emotional distress communicate your symptoms to your doctor
10. Make an appointment with a psychologist or therapist to begin documenting your emotional distress symptoms
Contact us today. We represent clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and California.