Sexual Harassment Attorneys in Bakersfield
Lawyers Exclusively Representing Employees
We are Bakersfield attorneys with a focus on representing workers in sexual harassment claims. The sad reality is that sexual harassment issues are very complex and are often not reported due to the emotional toll it takes on the victims to face the reality of their suffering. Many are also afraid of the consequences of reporting since they may harm their careers. Do know that we do our best to ensure that your information remains confidential especially since almost all of the cases are settled out of court. This means that the settlements may remain confidential. In addition, our society more and more views those who bring forth sexual harassment claims as heroes rather than traitors.
We see many individuals who report unwanted advances not only coming from supervisors but increasingly caused by work colleagues or clients/customers combined with the company not doing anything to prevent such occurrences. Remember, that it does not matter what the defendant’s intentions were if it made you feel uncomfortable, the laws, both federal’s Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (“Title VII”) and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) are on your side.
We are the Go-To Law Firm Fighting Sexual Harassment in California
Our attorneys are based in most of the major cities in California. In Bakersfield, this means that we know the local industry, courts, and political trends. The most common scenario we hear from our clients is the sexual advances or requests for sexual favors when the ensuing rejection has a negative effect on the victim’s employment status, interferes with his/her work and/or creates a hostile work environment.
If you are afraid that your rejection of unwanted advances resulted in negative backlash, or that you were terminated based on your opposition to such behavior, the attorneys at Stephen Danz & Associates can help. We provide a complimentary initial consultation and an opportunity to share your concerns in a confidential and safe environment. For years, our attorneys have provided counsel to hundreds of California’s workers. This means that we have the ability, resources, knowledge, and experience to provide you with the legal options positioned to maximize the success of your case. Do not be concerned about reporting these sexual harassment violations. Not only are there laws protecting you from sexual harassment, but there are also laws safeguarding you from retaliation stemming from your reporting.
The most common cases that our attorneys handle include:
(1) Hostile work environment through repeated and intolerable harassment,
(2) Quid pro quo harassment where you are asked to provide sexual favors for positive treatment or to avoid negative treatment,
(3) Constructive discharge where you quit because you had no other choice, and
(4) Retaliation where you are treated negatively or terminated due to your report of the treatment.
We are a dedicated team of attorneys who even the playing field against unruly companies. When you contact us, you are no longer alone. Complete the online form on this page or call us at (877) 789-9707 to schedule a consultation to discuss your case and legal options. Se Habla Espanol.
Knowledge and Resourcefulness Are Cornerstones of our Practice
Employers may not create an environment that is not secure for a man or a woman. Each employee must be afforded the opportunity to perform his or her work without unjust demands for romantic relationships or communications that interfere with the ability to work. Both the federal Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (“Title VII”) and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace.
Prevailing in California’s court system is contingent on attorney representation, evidence, and the proper implementation of legal strategy. Proper representation achieves maximum results based on the remedies obtained under Title VII and FEHA. Some of these remedies include lost wages, front pay which is pay that will compensate the employee for lost future earnings that would have been earned if he or she was not harassed, reinstatement to the position, attorney’s fees and court costs. In addition, if we can show that the sexual harassment was willful, then your award may include double wage damages and benefit damages.
If any of the above scenarios occurred to you or your colleagues in the workplace, consult with some of the most experienced Bakersfield Sexual Harassment Lawyers at Stephen Danz and Associates. We have successfully settled or litigated hundreds of cases of sexual harassment. Each individual who contacts us for a free, no-obligation consultation at (877) 789-9707, will be granted ample time to discuss the case as well as fully understand the process. We value our clients and develop a strategy toward success. With the right resources, decades of experience, and the know-how, our firm is prepared to take your age discrimination case seriously, and we are ready and able to negotiate a settlement or take your case to court.
Remedies Are Based on Proper Representation and Accurate Strategy
Success is contingent on the attorney representation. Proper representation achieves maximum results based on the remedies obtained under Title VII and FEHA. Some of these remedies include lost wages, front pay which is pay that will compensate the employee for lost future earnings that would have been earned if he or she was not discriminated against, reinstatement to the position, attorney’s fees and court costs. In addition, if we can show that the sexual harassment was willful, then your award may include double wage damages and benefit damages.
If you have been adversely affected by sexual harassment or retaliation at work, contact Bakersfield area employment discrimination lawyers who specialize in the representation of executives and employees. To discuss your case and explain what we can do for you, speak to our Bakersfield based employment attorneys today for a free consultation at (877)789-9707.
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