Sexual harassment claims are a highly sensitive area that must be handled delicately and promptly in order to avoid in additional liability to the employer.
Sexual Harassment Cases
Discrimination by sexual harassment is also prohibited and is one of the most common claims of harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment takes many forms, such as:
- Inappropriate comments
- Jokes and emails
- Unwanted sexual gestures
- Inappropriate touching
- Demands for sexual acts
The experienced attorneys at Mayfield Bustarde, LLP, can help guide you through your legal obligations to prevent and defend specious claims of sexual harassment in the workplace. In addition to the employer, the harasser may also be held personally liable to the employee for damages due to the sexual harassment.
If you have an employee that has made a claim of sexual harassment or are concerned about the activities of one of your employers that may give rise to a sexual harassment claim, contact the lawyers at Mayfield Bustarde, LLP online or call 858.793.8090 today for a free initial phone conversation with one of our experienced lawyers to advise you concerning sexual harassment claims.