Sexual Harassment Cases
West Virginia Employment Discrimination Lawyer
The Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC fights to defend the rights of individuals
who have been victimized by all types of sexual harassment in the workplace,
and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars over the past 30 years.
If you have suffered sexual harassment and are determined to hold those
who have wronged you accountable, contact the firm for a consultation
with a West Virginia employment discrimination attorney. Sexual harassment
is illegal according to state and federal law, and you may be entitled
to a settlement and
Sexual harassment includes a wide variety of behaviors, all of which cause
the victim to feel threatened or uncomfortable. It includes unwelcome
advances of a sexual nature and offers of hiring or promotion in exchange
for sexual favors, as well as inappropriate touching or groping. You can
also make a complaint of sexual harassment on the grounds of innuendo,
lewd or offensive humor and derogatory remarks. Your rights extend to
situations where conduct and behavior between co-workers makes you feel
uncomfortable and creates a hostile work environment.
Have you suffered sexual harassment in West Virginia?
When you file a complaint with the Human Resources department at your company,
they are required to make an immediate investigation to determine whether
sexual harassment has occurred. If there is evidence that your complaint
is valid, they must take immediate action to correct the situation, including
disciplining the offender. If you are penalized for coming forward to
report, you may be able to file a
whistleblower claim, in addition to pursuing a settlement for sexual harassment which may
include damages and remedies to correct the wrongs you have suffered,
such as promotion or a pay increase.
Contact a West Virginia sexual harassment attorney who will fight for your right to recover the compensation you deserve.