There are many forms of harassment in the workplace, though the most commonly talked about is sexual harassment. Many people know about this form of harassment because it is frequently covered in the media and because it is a very common situation in many workplaces throughout the US. When sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, it is wise to contact a sexual harassment attorney to ensure that your rights are protected and that the issue is addressed correctly.
Sexual harassment can create an embarrassing situation for the victim, and it can make you feel uncomfortable, isolated, and even afraid of the consequences of bringing it to light. It is important to report any sexual harassment situation to the HR department or your manager, though doing so does not always lead to the hoped-for outcome. In fact, you may feel that you aren’t being taken seriously and that nothing is being done to punish the behavior or prevent its reoccurrence. In some cases, the victim of sexual harassment finds that more is done to protect the perpetrator than the victim. This is why it is so helpful to have the guidance, representation, and advice of an attorney when sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, especially if no steps are taken after the situation is reported. The attorneys at Cornerstone Law Firm will provide a free consultation and help you to fully understand how Missouri law effects your case and what to do next.