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Sexual harassment in the workplace violates federal law and Texas state law. Sexual harassment comes in many forms and it includes:
Generally, employers must take steps to prevent sexual harassment, and employers must take immediate action to address the situation as soon as it is reported.
Also, the law protects an employee who reports sexual harassment from retaliation from his or her employer.
Should I complain about these sexually-explicit e-mails that Tom keeps sending me?
What if my employer doesn't do anything to stop the e-mails after I complain?
Will I be retaliated against for complaining?
What if I'm fired for complaining?
Asking yourself these simple questions is the first step in taking back control of your life. Contacting us to review your case, should be your second. Call today. I am an attorney who AGRESSIVELY pursues sexual harassment claims.
Q: Is sexual harassment only men harassing women?
A: No matter who is harassing whom, it can be sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is verbal or physical abuse that amounts to discrimination against a person because of his or her sex. If the harassment is between two people of the same sex, the person who is being harassed must show that the harassment was based on his or her sex (not just the sexual desire, if any, of the harasser). The person suffering harassment also must have been treated differently than members of the opposite sex were treated.
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