Other Unlawful Harassment
Employees have a legal right to a workplace free of harassment.
Have you been subjected to a hostile work environment or workplace harassment?
To qualify as harassment illegal under California law, mistreatment must be because of the employee’s membership in a protected class, such as harassment based on the employee’s:
What can you do to protect your legal rights if you are being harassed?
Employees subjected to sexual harassment should consider notifying the harasser that the conduct is unwelcome and complaining in writing about the situation to management or human resources. Employees also should keep any evidence and should consider recording events in personal journals.
At Minnis & Smallets, our lawyers have represented many executives, professionals, and employees who have been harassed at work. We can advise you of your rights and options. We can negotiate a resolution of the situation if you are still employed, or advocate for compensation if your employer has wrongfully fired you after your harassment complaint. Please call us at 1-415-551-0885 or use our simple contact form.