Do You Have A Sexual Harassment Case?
Harassment of a sexual nature has no place in a work environment. While harassment may seem self-explanatory, there are two main types of sexual harassment that employees may be subject to, which are quid pro quo and hostile work environment harassment. At Fagan McManus, P.C., our Detroit sexual harassment lawyers are dedicated to protecting the rights of employees and putting a stop to workplace harassment.
Quid Pro Quo Harassment
This may seem like a legally complex term. However, the concept is rather simple. Under this situation, a manager or a supervisor requires an employee to put up with or engage in sexually offensive behavior as a condition of employment. Failure to do so may lead to threatened or actual loss of job, and other forms of retaliation. Our Royal Oak employment law attorneys will launch a thorough investigation into quid pro quo allegations and work to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions.
Hostile Work Environment Harassment
There are numerous illegal actions that can turn a work environment into a hostile workplace. When employees are subjected to work conditions involving sexually inappropriate behavior, such as sexual jokes, unwanted advances, pornography in the workplace, unwanted touching and other sexual misconduct, it is considered to be a hostile work environment. Our legal team has extensive experience handling hostile work environment claims, and we will do everything we can to stop the behavior and get a proper award for damages.
The First Step Is To Meet With An Attorney — And It’s Free
If you are being sexually harassed at work in Michigan, we are ready to help you put a stop to it. Contact our Detroit sexual harassment attorneys online, or call 248-658-8951 to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your situation.