How Long Does a Sexual Harassment Case Take?

Sexual harassment refers to unwelcome or inappropriate sexual advances, requests, touching or comments. If you experience sexual harassment in California, you may have the right to file a claim against the harasser and/or your employer in pursuit of financial compensation for your related losses. If you lost wages or employment benefits due to a hostile… read more

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Male Sexual Harassment Victims

It is much more common to hear about sexual harassment involving a female victim and a male perpetrator than the other way around. Yet females are also capable of being predatory – and often are. Sexism, sexual harassment and discrimination can go in both directions. The failure to shine a light on male sexual harassment… read more

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What Is Inappropriate Touching at Work?

Sexual harassment in the workplace can take many forms – all of which are against the law and can be significantly disruptive to a victim’s career. Inappropriate touching is a broad phrase that can refer to many actions and behaviors. It is a common form of workplace harassment in California. If you have experienced inappropriate… read more

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Stages of a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

If you need to file a sexual harassment complaint or lawsuit in California, you will most likely wonder how long the case will take to resolve. While this answer varies from case to case, most sexual harassment lawsuits follow the same general stages from start to finish. Learning these stages can help you understand the… read more

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What Is Considered a Hostile Work Environment?

There are two definitions of workplace sexual harassment in California: quid pro quo and hostile work environment. If you believe that you are suffering from a hostile work environment in California, you have legal rights – even if you are not the direct target of sexual harassment or discrimination at your workplace. No worker should… read more

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Are Sexual Harassment Investigations Confidential?

It is common for a victim of sexual harassment to be hesitant to come forward with an accusation due to privacy concerns. If you experience sexual harassment at work, for example, you may be leery of reporting it for fear of retaliation in the workplace, such as a demotion or hostility from the offender. You… read more

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Sexual Harassment Statute of Limitations in California

If you suffer from sexual harassment in California, it is essential to review your legal rights and options with an attorney as soon as possible. Otherwise, you risk missing your statute of limitations – the legal deadline on your right to file a sexual harassment claim in California. Statutes of limitations are different from state… read more

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Damages in Sexual Harassment Claims

Coming forward with a sexual harassment claim is about more than just financial compensation. Holding a harasser accountable can help you move forward and improve the safety of your workplace and community. However, the compensation that you receive can also go a long way toward helping you pay your bills and move forward after a… read more

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What To Do if You’re Being Sexually Harassed at School

A school should be a safe and conducive environment for learning – not a place that exposes students or children to unwelcome words, behaviors and actions of a sexual nature. Unfortunately, school sexual abuse and harassment are common issues. School sexual harassment can take the form of sexual comments or jokes, bullying based on your… read more

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What To Do if You’re Being Sexually Harassed at Work

Despite an increased awareness of workplace sexual harassment, this is still an ongoing problem in California and throughout the country. Putting a stop to sexual harassment in your workplace starts with knowing what to do if you encounter this issue. Taking the right steps to shed light on sexual harassment at work and have the… read more

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