If one of your employees claims to have been sexually harassed, you must take the claim with the utmost seriousness. Failing to do a proper investigation into the case can be more damaging to your business than any penalty that the alleged offender could possibly face. At the Law Offices of Mahir S. Nisar, our New York employment lawyer brings knowledge of commercial litigation, discrimination laws, and employment litigation to each case, giving our clients a significant advantage in case matters need to go through negotiations or to court.
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When an employee complains that another worker or a manager has sexually harassed them, it could mean a number of events unfolded. Each one is as important as the next and could actually constitute sexual harassment. It is your duty as a company executive or supervisor to take appropriate action to investigate and resolve the issue.
The following are examples of what could be considered sexual harassment in the workplace:
Many sexual harassment discrimination cases actually involve not a coworker but a business owner or executive. If you are implicated in such a case, you can prepare to defend yourself and your company from the accusations with our employment litigation attorney in New York.
Companies might be accused of sexual harassment or discrimination if:
It is also important to note that sexual harassment does not need to include two members of opposite sexes or genders. Federal law states that sexual harassment and discrimination can occur between any two people. For example, a woman who makes inappropriate comments about a female coworker’s appearance has still committed sexual harassment in the workplace.
Whether your company is tied up in a complicated sexual harassment suit between employees, or if your company itself is being accused of sexual discrimination behaviors, there is no time to spare. Take legal action today by preparing your case or defense with our New York business lawyer. You can contact our firm online at any time to request an initial case evaluation.