Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Hostile Work Environment Attorneys
A hostile work environment describes a sexually charged work environment where suggestive conditions interfere with an employees ability to perform or remain in that job. It may manifest through an open display of sexual jokes or exhibited through treatment by superiors. Co-workers or management could be responsible for a hostile work environment. When you are suffering in a sexually charged work environment and are seeking to assert your rights, our lawyers at McCarthy Weisberg Cummings, P.C. will take immediate action in your case.
A hostile work environment is uncomfortable and can make employees feel uneasy, unsafe, and helpless. Let us assert your rights against those responsible for a sexually charged work environment. Contact us today for more information.
If management is not the originator of the conditions but fails to take action to prevent a hostile work environment, they may still be liable. If they have been informed, they have a duty to investigate allegations of a hostile work environment.
We have over 25 years of experience in representing individuals in employment legal matters and will take the time to understand your unique circumstances. You may be interested in protecting your employment or getting a financial recovery. We will work with you to establish your immediate and long-term goals and seek a legal solution that you can rely on.
Our experienced legal team will:
- Help you take necessary first steps including providing notice to management
- Advise you on how to consult with human resources to ensure that they are on notice of an ongoing problem
- Help you obtain necessary evidence including witness statements to corroborate your claims
- Represent you in any legal claims arising out of a hostile work environment
- Take necessary legal action for any retaliation claims
- Understand your needs and devise a solution that addresses your unique situation.
Retaliation: Retaliation may take the form of firing, demotion, reassignment, negative change in work duties or conditions, or other negative consequences of reporting a hostile work environment. If you have suffered from retaliation or constructive termination (unmanageable work conditions) after reporting sexual harassment or a hostile work environment, we can advise you on the appropriate action to take and file claims against all responsible parties.
Contact us today for a free consultation with an experienced Harrisburg, Pennsylvania attorney regarding employment law, sexual harassment, or asserting your rights in the workplace.
Larry Weisberg is the contributing author to this content.