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Hostile Work Environment Attorney in Irvine

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If you have been mistreated in the workplace, are being harassed, or feel unsafe when you go to work, Badame Law Group, APC can help. We work to hold employers responsible for allowing the hostile work environment to continue, especially after incidents have been reported.

Reach out to our Irvine hostile work environment lawyer today at (949) 393-4249 to discuss your situation and learn how we can help.

Common Examples of a Hostile Work Environment

In employment law, there are many situations that fall under the category of a hostile work environment. Simply put, a hostile work environment is one in which an employee is being harassed or feels intimidated or threatened. This can be as a result of a supervisor, employer, or co-worker. There are three main types of behavior which a hostile work environment can fall into which are: discrimination/harassment based on a protected class (such as race or gender), offensive conduct, and sexual harassment.

A few specific examples of behavior which can create a hostile work environment include:

  • Ethnic or racial slurs
  • Unwanted touching
  • Rude jokes or gestures
  • Leering and unwanted advances
  • Putting offensive content on display
  • Vulgar statements or jokes
  • Requesting sexual favors
  • Demanding sexual quid pro quos
  • Jokes about someone's religion/age
  • Mocking someone's disability
  • Catcalling

Holding Employers Responsible for a Hostile Work Environment

If you are a victim of a hostile work environment, the first thing you should do is report it (in writing) to your employer. This is especially important if you are reporting a co-worker or supervisor and want to later illustrate that the employer was aware of it. Your employer is responsible for taking action as soon as possible and if they fail to do so, you may have grounds for a lawsuit. It is important that you do not quit your job unless it becomes totally necessary so that we can effectively pursue your case. At Badame Law Group, APC, our Irvine hostile work environment attorneys can help you pursue damages for the harassment you have experienced.

You don't have to endure a hostile work environment any longer. Call us at (949) 393-4249 for strong legal representation.

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