The Murphy Law Group represents employees who have been victims of sexual harassment. The Murphy Law Group represents individuals in Philadelphia and its surrounding suburbs, including residents of Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, and Lehigh Counties, as well as individuals residing in New Jersey.
What is Sexual Harassment?
Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In general, Title VII applies to employers with 15 or more employees, including state and local governments, employment agencies, labor organizations, as well as to the federal government.
Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual’s employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.
Sexual harassment may consist of unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
● Submission to such conduct is made a term or condition of the individual’s employment;
● Submission to or rejection of such conduct is used for the basis of employment decisions affecting such individual; or
● Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with the individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment.
Let the Murphy Law Group Protect Your Workplace Rights
- Have you been propositioned at work by your supervisor?
- Have you been subject to a hostile work environment?
- Have you been subject to harassment?
- Has your employer failed to investigate your complaints of sexual harassment?
- Has your employer retaliated against you for your filing of a complaint of sexual harassment?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should contact an experienced employment attorney immediately. There are deadlines associated with bringing claims of discrimination, including sexual harassment claims. In fact, you may only have 180 days to file a claim or your rights to the claim could be forever waived. If you believe you have been sexually harassed you should contact an experienced employment attorney today.
Contact the Murphy Law Group now at 215-375-0961, by filing out our online form here or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.