The Reddy Law Firm, P.C. of Atlanta, Georgia takes the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace very seriously. It is a form of abuse and it can be so severe that it becomes necessary to make a formal complaint and file a workplace sexual harassment lawsuit in Atlanta. If you are the victim of sexual abuse at work, K.P. Reddy, with more than 30 years of practice in employment law, strongly encourages you to contact an attorney immediately.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Official Code of Georgia Title 45 make workplace discrimination, which includes sexual harassment, illegal in any aspect of employment.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defines sexual harassment as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when this conduct:
Sexual harassment of employees occurs in all sorts of scenarios:
You may be reluctant to admit that you are being subjected to this particular kind of abuse in your workplace. Maybe you’re not absolutely certain a remark was meant to be suggestive. You may think there’s just something wrong with you if unnecessary touching makes you uncomfortable. You may be ashamed. Over time, if the harasser is not rebuffed, he or she will become more aggressive.
As distasteful as fighting back may be, it is crucial that you act promptly to protect your legal rights. Attorney K.P. Reddy fights sexual harassment in the workplace. He helps clients through a difficult process. He works with his clients to achieve optimum results for their harassment cases. Remember, it is unlawful to retaliate against an individual for opposing employment practices that discriminate based on sex, filing a discrimination charge, testifying, or participating in any way in an investigation, proceeding, or litigation. Rely on a trustworthy sexual harassment attorney in Atlanta from The Reddy Law Firm, P.C. to protect your rights.