Workers in California have the legal right to feel safe and comfortable in the workplace. If you believe this right of yours has been violated, you may have grounds to take legal action.
Schedule a consultation with a Pasadena hostile work environment attorney at Azadian Law Group, PC for more information. If you have a valid case, we’ll offer the dedicated representation you need when bringing an action against an employer.
Victims of hostile work environments are often mistreated due to such protected traits as their:
Forms This mistreatment can take include (but isn’t necessarily limited to) the following:
That’s not an exhaustive list by any means. If you’re not sure whether the behavior of your coworkers or supervisor qualifies as hostile, review your case with a Pasadena hostile work environment lawyer for more information.
Additionally, a hostile work environment may be one in which someone is the target of sexual harassment. Although both California laws and federal laws strictly prohibit workplace sexual harassment, it still occurs across numerous industries.
Enlisting the help of an experienced Pasadena hostile work environment attorney is very wise when taking legal action. Proving you have a valid case is easier with the assistance of a legal professional who understands the nuances of all applicable laws in these circumstances.
That said, there are steps you can take on your own before meeting with an attorney to strengthen your case. They include:
If you’re a victim of a hostile work environment, taking legal action could potentially allow you to receive compensation for such losses as:
Additionally, if your employer’s behavior or negligence regarding a hostile work environment was particularly egregious, you may be awarded punitive damages, which serve to punish an employer who cultivates a hostile work environment or fails to address hostility in the workplace. If you’ve lost your job or had to quit due to working in a hostile environment, you may also be able to seek reinstatement.
Discuss your case with a Pasadena hostile work environment attorney at Azadian Law Group, PC for more information. Our experienced team can help you pursue justice. Learn more by contacting us online or calling us at 626-449-4944 today.