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Woman files lawsuit claiming sexual harassment at Uber

An increasing number of people in California and across the nation are feeling emboldened in pursuing compensation after facing sexual harassment on the job. Because this problem is so prevalent and more people are speaking up about it, the behavior is no longer being tolerated as part of the workplace, with nothing that can be done about it. This issue is occurring in a variety of industries. Newer companies with a more relaxed culture seem to be prone to having people accused of these behaviors. Those who have been mistreated and sexually harassed must remember their rights to seek compensation in a lawsuit.

Fighting sexual harassment in Southern California

In this era of the "Me Too" movement, when once-beloved television and film icons are suffering the consequences of their patterns of sexual harassment, victims of such harassment are feeling more empowered and less fear about coming forward with their claims. However, there is still much work to be done. The public outcry against sexual harassment in general does not necessarily mean an employee feels comfortable about reporting incidences of harassment at their place of work.

What are the different types of sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment can be detrimental to the victim's work and livelihood, which is why victims of sexual harassment may wonder what types of sexually harassment are legally recognized. Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual harassment; requests to perform sexual favors; and physical and verbal harassment that is sexual in nature.

How do I know if I've been the victim of workplace harassment?

Imagine a scenario where you are at the office working late one night and your boss enters your office and closes the door behind him. He then proceeds to make sexual references and inappropriately touches your leg. It's pretty clear that you have just been the victim of sexual harassment in the workplace.

Sexual harassment in the workplace often goes unreported

Workplace sexual harassment has been gaining significant attention recently amidst the #MeToo movement and the media coverage of high-profile perpetrators. With this movement aimed at raising awareness and addressing workplace sexual harassment many employees have become emboldened to come forward and report incidents of harassment. However, despite this positive shift, it appears that often many instances of workplace sexual harassment continue to go unreported.

Experienced, compassionate help for sexual harassment victims

Discussing sexual harassment can be an understandably difficult topic for many people, especially victims of the illegal practice. Often, victims of workplace sexual harassment are afraid to come forward for myriad reasons. They may fear retaliation from the harasser or from their boss, they might not want to talk about the details of their harassment or they may not even realize the extent of their legal rights in California. In any event, it is beneficial for such victims to have experienced, compassionate legal help.

Sexual harassment alleged at McDonald's across U.S.

Workers in any type of job in San Diego, and throughout the nation, who are confronted with unwanted sexual advances, sexually explicit materials in the workplace or any other behaviors that can fall into the category of sexual harassment, might not know what to do to stop it. In some instances, harassment at work can lead to job loss when the employee resists the advances. It can also result in the worker choosing to leave the job on his or her own. What employee should realize is that sexual harassment is against the law and it can be the foundation for a legal filing against an employer.