Minneapolis Sexual Harassment Attorney
Today's workplace may be a more sophisticated environment than the workplace of 50 years ago, but sexual harassment in the workplace still exists and adversely affects thousands of male and female employees every year. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported that, in 2006, it received more than 12,000 charges of sexual harassment in the workplace.
If you or a fellow employee has experienced sex discrimination or sexual harassment in the workplace, of if you are subjected to unwanted or inappropriate touching, pornography, statements or other sexual misconduct by a coworker, client, or supervisor, contact John A. Klassen, PA, in Minneapolis, for help in protecting your rights and holding your employer and harasser accountable for their actions.
The purpose of my law firm is to advocate on behalf of and protect employees who have been victimized by their employers.
Our lawyer, John Klassen, understands that employees - especially women - can experience sexual harassment at work from their employer, coworkers, clients, or supervisors. Our firm is dedicated to protecting each and every employee's right to work in a nonhostile environment that is free from sexual harassment and sex discrimination.
John has defended employees' civil rights in the workplace for more than a decade in Minnesota. He is dedicated to seeking compensation for employees who experienced sex discrimination or sexual harassment in the workplace in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and other Minnesota cities.
The Definition of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
According to the EEOC, sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If the behavior of a coworker, boss, client, or other employee negatively affects your employment or work performance, or if it creates a hostile or offensive work environment for you or other employees, the behavior is considered sexual harassment.
Sexual harassment can happen in many different situations and through many behaviors or actions, such as:
Sexual harassment in the workplace does not always involve a man harassing a woman, though this is the most common situation. Sexual harassment in the workplace can be committed by both male and female employees against other employees of the same sex or the opposite sex. No matter the sex of your harasser, the law office of John A. Klassen, PA, can help you hold him or her accountable for unwanted or inappropriate sexual behavior.
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