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Category: Sexual Harassment

What Happens If You’re Sexually Harassed by a Non-Employee at Work?
Posted in Employment Litigation,Sexual Harassment on June 22, 2024

Workplace harassment is a serious issue that can significantly impact an employee’s well-being and productivity. While much of the focus is on harassment by colleagues or supervisors, employees can also be sexually harassed by non-employees, such as clients, customers, vendors, or contractors. Understanding your rights and the steps to take if you experience such harassment…

What To Do When Workplace Relationships Lead To Harassment
Posted in Sexual Harassment on July 21, 2023

When workplace relationships cross the line into harassment, it can be a distressing and challenging issue. However, it is crucial to address it promptly and effectively to maintain a healthy work environment. Here is what you can do to handle this situation with sensitivity and professionalism. Stay Calm and Document the Incidents If you experience…

Myths About Workplace Harassment
Posted in Employment Litigation,Sexual Harassment on July 14, 2023

In recent years, workplace harassment has become a prominent topic of discussion, shedding light on the uncomfortable realities many employees face. Unfortunately, misconceptions surrounding this issue can perpetuate a toxic work environment and deter victims from coming forward. Debunking the common myths about workplace harassment can help raise awareness and foster a safer and more…

Understanding Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment
Posted in Firm News,Sexual Harassment on October 23, 2020

Most of us have a broad understanding of what sexual harassment means in the workplace. The average person knows that it is unlawful to harass a person because of his or her sex. The average person also knows that unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other actions could subject an employer or supervisor…

What to Do If You Are Sexually Harassed at Work in Los Angeles
Posted in Firm News,Sexual Harassment on September 30, 2020

The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment may include unwanted sexual advances, verbal or physical sexual overtures or propositions, and threats or bribes requiring sexual acts in exchange. You have the right to work in a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.  Below, our sexual…

What Is Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment?
Posted in Firm News,Sexual Harassment on June 29, 2020

California and federal law recognize two types of sexual harassment: quid pro quo harassment and hostile work environment harassment. Below, our Los Angeles sexual harassment lawyers explain: The definition of hostile work environment sexual harassment How hostile work environment harassment is different than quid pro quo harassment How to determine whether you have a viable claim What Is Hostile…

What Evidence is Needed for a Sexual Harassment Suit in California?
Posted in Firm News,Sexual Harassment on February 28, 2020

Experiencing sexual harassment at work is always unpleasant and can lead to ongoing problems at work. Frequently, employees face the dilemma of reporting sexual harassment and facing retaliation, or saying nothing and continuing to endure unwanted sexual conduct. Often, employees choose to say nothing and hope that the harassing conduct will cease. However, generally that…

Yadegar, Minoofar, & Soleymani LLP Represents Bachelorette Contestant, Chad Johnson, in Lawsuit
Posted in Firm News,Sexual Harassment on December 10, 2019

Internationally known Bachelorette contestant and one-time Bachelor Nation participant Chad Johnson has filed a lawsuit against movie producer Cristina Cimino, alleging that she made aggressive, unwanted advances of a sexual and provocative nature, despite his clear and repeated refusals. Johnson is represented by Los Angeles sexual harassment lawyers Yadegar, Minoofar, & Soleymani LLP. Suit Filed…

Common Examples of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Posted in Firm News,Sexual Harassment on November 5, 2019

Sexual harassment in the workplace can negatively impact employees and their ability to work. In recent years, the “Me Too” movement has shed light on the number of sexual harassment and assault cases in the workplace. Below, our Los Angeles sexual harassment attorneys explain common examples of sexual harassment in the workplace. Get a Free,…

Have You Been Sexually Assaulted in the Workplace in California?
Posted in Firm News,Sexual Harassment on October 24, 2019

Sexual Harassment | Workplace Retaliation Workplace sexual assault is common. In fact, according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, 58 percent of women experience sexual harassment or assault in the workplace. Over the last several years, the #MeToo movement has exposed the frequency of sexual harassment and assault at work. More than half of…