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Despite several laws banning both sexual harassment and employment discrimination, many lawsuits are filed each year by harassment or discrimination victims seeking justice and compensation. If you are in need of experienced sexual harassment and discrimination attorneys in Manhattan, New York, or elsewhere in the nation, and whether you are looking to file a sexual harassment or a discrimination lawsuit, the law firm of Proner & Proner can help. Our lawyers have represented the unjustly treated victims of harassment and discrimination in the workplace for many decades and we are the superior choice for legal counsel. Contact Proner & Proner today for your free case review.
Under the law, sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Sexual harassment can take many different forms. Many women, and increasingly men, have been subjected to sexual discrimination and harassment throughout the United States. Sexual discrimination may involve denying an employee benefits (such as a promotion) based on the employee’s sex, or failing to provide a safe work environment for employees. Sexual harassment may also include offensive jokes, unwanted sexual advances, and bribing employees with raises in exchange for sexual favors.
The harasser may be a man or a woman, and the victim does not have to be of the opposite sex. The harasser can be a supervisor of the victim, a supervisor in another area, a co-worker, or a non-employee. Furthermore, a sexual harassment victim is not defined as the person harassed; it can be anyone affected by the offensive conduct. Lastly, harassment can occur without economic injury or discharge to the victim. In all cases, the harasser’s conduct must be unwelcome.
If you have experienced on-the-job sexual harassment of any sort, you may want to look into filing a sexual harassment lawsuit. Our New York City sexual harassment and employment discrimination lawyers are experienced in this area of law and offer superior legal guidance to victims filing sexual harassment lawsuits, throughout NYC and the nation. Contact Proner & Proner today to discuss your case in a confidential, understanding environment.
It is illegal to discriminate in any aspect of employment, including hiring and firing, compensation, assignment or classification of employees, transfer, promotion, layoff, employment benefits, and more.
There are many federal laws that prohibit job discrimination:
Under the law, discriminatory practices also include harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or age; employment decisions based on stereotypes about various groups; and retaliation against someone for opposing discriminatory practices, and more.
Despite strict and wide-reaching anti-employment discrimination laws such as these, some employers are still failing to hire, terminating, or mistreating employees based on their race, color, nationality, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. Such discrimination is illegal and punishable by law. We encourage victims of discrimination to file a lawsuit, recover compensatory and punitive damages, and force the employer to comply with anti-discrimination laws.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of employment discrimination and are considering filing a lawsuit, please contact the attorneys at our New York City law firm today to discuss your case.
The legal system can seem overwhelming, especially to those who have been the target of sexual harassment or employment discrimination. An untold number of sexual harassment and employment discrimination cases go unreported and unpunished across the country because victims are afraid to come forward.
At Proner & Proner in NYC, we understand the special requirements of sensitive cases such as discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuits. We give our New York City clients confidential and compassionate treatment, aggressively representing our clients in court to help them obtain justice and peace of mind.
If you have suffered as a result of sexual harassment or workplace discrimination and are considering filing a lawsuit, contact our attorneys in New York City today. We will fight for justice and help you win your sexual harassment or discrimination lawsuit.
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