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How is Sexual Harassment Defined in New York?

Often, discrimination shows up when you least expect it. At first, you may not even realize that discrimination is what you are facing. Sometimes it takes someone pointing it out to you, or worse, the discrimination becomes so severe that there is no… Read More
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How can a lawyer help me if I am being sexually discriminated against at work?

There are many different types of discrimination that can happen in the work place. If you think you are being sexually discriminated at work, it is best to seek the advice of an attorney experienced in the field of employment discrimination. For exa… Read More
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Can I Protect Myself from Employer Retaliation?

Some employers may decide to retaliate against their employees for opposing an act of discrimination in the workplace. Employer retaliation is not legal as long as you are a covered individual, opposing adverse action on the part of your employer and… Read More
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What Kind of Damages are Awarded in Sexual Harassment Lawsuits?

If you are the victim of sexual harassment, you can file a lawsuit claim money damages from your employer. There are five different kinds of compensation that a winning sexual harassment plaintiff can receive. You should speak to an experienced lawye… Read More
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Can I be Fired for Complaining About Sexual Harassment?

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was created to prevent discrimination in the workplace based on race, sex, color, national origin, or religion. However, that does not mean that discrimination is not a common issue, or that sexual harassment does not tak… Read More
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Can men be sexually harassed?

The typical sexual harassment case involves a man demanding sexual favors from a female subordinate. But what happens if a male or female manager makes sexual demands of a male subordinate? Can the male victim bring a lawsuit? The answer is that it i… Read More
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How do I file Sexual Harassment Charges?

There are four different ways to file charges of sexual harassment against someone who is forcing you to engage in sexual communication or contact at work. You can file in internal complaint with your company, you can file an administrative complaint… Read More
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Does Sexual Harassment have to be at Work?

Many people are familiar with the basic concepts of sexual harassment as it occurs in the workplace. What you may not know, however, is that you can still be a victim of work-related sexual harassment even if you’re not at the office or your usual… Read More
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Can Sexual Harassment be Verbal?

Some people think that your employer has to touch you in order for you to be a victim of sexual harassment, but this is not correct. You have the legal right to be free from verbal sexual communication as well as physical contact, and if you receive… Read More
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5 Textbook Scenarios of Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment can take on many different forms. Below is a list of five common types of sexual harassment. 1. Verbal comment or gesture Verbal comments or gestures from an employer to an employee are prohibited where the unwelcome or unwanted com… Read More
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