While the workplace is often considered a safe and friendly environment for most employees in Minnesota, that is not always the case. Unwanted sexual advances or other forms of sexual harassment can happen at almost any kind of workplace. These experiences can be uncomfortable, damaging and quite possibly illegal. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to talk about them or to take action against them.
When an employee experiences sexual harassment, they may not be fully aware that they are in fact experiencing a form of unlawful discrimination. In these matters, it is important to be able to discuss the matter with a professional. Employment law attorneys are well versed in the areas of sexual harassment and workplace discrimination and can advise workers on their rights and legal options.
It’s important for Minnesota employees to know how to respond when they have experienced events of sexual harassment, mistreatment, unwanted sexual advances, inappropriate touching or any unwanted conduct that is related to the employee’s sex or gender. If necessary, attorneys can help employees file a sexual harassment suit against an employer. This type of action can strike a blow for justice and it can also help the employee to recover compensation for damages caused by the incident.
Employee rights should be protected, and employees experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace should understand their rights and ways to remedy the situation. Our law firm’s sexual harassment overview outlines the situation and provides options for employees. This information can help individuals take action to protect their rights and interests.