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Top Employment Law Attorneys Helping Sexual Harassment Victims Regain Control Over Their Career

Are you tired of allowing the fear of losing your job due to unwanted sexual advances to control your life?

Sadly, you’re not alone. Six-in-ten women and 27 percent of men report receiving unwanted sexual advances or experience sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a 2018 Pew Research Center survey.

Sexual harassment can be an isolating experience, not only affecting your ability to perform your job but can also hinder your relationships with friends, family, and your significant other. And it doesn’t stop there. Sexual advances in the workplace can also cause emotional disturbances. You may have suddenly found yourself experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, or an inexplicable pit in the bottom of your stomach while commuting to work.

As an employee, you have a right to work in an environment free from unlawful harassment. Don’t allow the fear of losing your job or tarnishing your reputation to prevent you from protecting your rights and the financial future of you and your loved ones.

If you are considering a change of jobs, new career choice, or relocation because of sexual harassment experienced in the workplace, contact our skilled lawyers at Owen, Patterson & Owen (OPO) in California. For more than 40 years, we have worked hard to safeguard the legal standing and job prospects of sexual harassment victims.

Where Compassion Meets Results

As a result of having your rights violated, it’s only natural that it can be challenging to know who you can depend on for timely advice and wise guidance. At OPO, we can help you repair your ability to trust and put your life back on track. We recognize that in addition to sound legal counsel, you need someone who will be there to answer your calls and make you and your case a priority. Here is what you can expect as a client at OPO:

  • Gain power over your situation—We help you gain control over your circumstances through a no-obligation, free consultation. Making the decision whether or not to file a sexual harassment claim can often be a scary process. Your mind is rampant with questions, and you’re not sure where to start. A consultation with our sexual harassment lawyers will provide you with the clarity needed. It will give you a better understanding of your rights and the best legal options. More importantly, it will help you feel empowered and more knowledgeable about your case.
  • A proven track record of results—To date, we’ve filed, settled, or tried cases to jury verdict in excess of $1 Billion dollars in compensation, including a $175,000 settlement for a sexual harassment case involving a 21-year-old female assistant.
  • Unparalleled expertise in California employment law—Our sexual harassment lawyers approach your case from multiple angles. Harnessing our expansive knowledge and experience in employment law. This approach ensures you receive the maximum compensation for your claim. We are prepared to fight to the end so that our clients receive justice, whether that requires settling out of court or going to trial.
  • Our undivided attention—Our mission is to make you feel like you’re the only client. To ensure we deliver the best results for your situation, we avoid run-of-the-mill law practices. We understand that each person that enters our doors is unique and presents with their own individual circumstances. Therefore, we advise a strategy based on your situation rather than standard practices or another client’s needs.

For a free legal consultation with a sexual harassment lawyer serving Southern California, call 800.672.5295

California Laws Against Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. California law requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide two hours of sexual harassment training to supervisors on preventing and handling sexual harassment every two years. For newly-hired supervisors, employers must supply training within six months of being hired.

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    Are you tired of allowing the fear of losing your job due to unwanted sexual advances to control your life?

    Sadly, you’re not alone. Six-in-ten women and 27 percent of men report receiving unwanted sexual advances or experience sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a 2018 Pew Research Center survey.

    Sexual harassment can be an isolating experience, not only affecting your ability to perform your job but can also hinder your relationships with friends, family, and your significant other. And it doesn’t stop there. Sexual advances in the workplace can also cause emotional disturbances. You may have suddenly found yourself experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, or an inexplicable pit in the bottom of your stomach while commuting to work.

    As an employee, you have a right to work in an environment free from unlawful harassment. Don’t allow the fear of losing your job or tarnishing your reputation to prevent you from protecting your rights and the financial future of you and your loved ones.

    If you are considering a change of jobs, new career choice, or relocation because of sexual harassment experienced in the workplace, contact our skilled lawyers at Owen, Patterson & Owen (OPO) in California. For more than 40 years, we have worked hard to safeguard the legal standing and job prospects of sexual harassment victims.

    Where Compassion Meets Results

    As a result of having your rights violated, it’s only natural that it can be challenging to know who you can depend on for timely advice and wise guidance. At OPO, we can help you repair your ability to trust and put your life back on track. We recognize that in addition to sound legal counsel, you need someone who will be there to answer your calls and make you and your case a priority. Here is what you can expect as a client at OPO:

    • Gain power over your situation—We help you gain control over your circumstances through a no-obligation, free consultation. Making the decision whether or not to file a sexual harassment claim can often be a scary process. Your mind is rampant with questions, and you’re not sure where to start. A consultation with our sexual harassment lawyers will provide you with the clarity needed. It will give you a better understanding of your rights and the best legal options. More importantly, it will help you feel empowered and more knowledgeable about your case.
    • A proven track record of results—To date, we’ve filed, settled, or tried cases to jury verdict in excess of $1 Billion dollars in compensation, including a $175,000 settlement for a sexual harassment case involving a 21-year-old female assistant.
    • Unparalleled expertise in California employment law—Our sexual harassment lawyers approach your case from multiple angles. Harnessing our expansive knowledge and experience in employment law. This approach ensures you receive the maximum compensation for your claim. We are prepared to fight to the end so that our clients receive justice, whether that requires settling out of court or going to trial.
    • Our undivided attention—Our mission is to make you feel like you’re the only client. To ensure we deliver the best results for your situation, we avoid run-of-the-mill law practices. We understand that each person that enters our doors is unique and presents with their own individual circumstances. Therefore, we advise a strategy based on your situation rather than standard practices or another client’s needs.

    For a free legal consultation with a sexual harassment lawyer serving Southern California, call 800.672.5295

    California Laws Against Sexual Harassment

    Sexual harassment violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. California law requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide two hours of sexual harassment training to supervisors on preventing and handling sexual harassment every two years. For newly-hired supervisors, employers must supply training within six months of being hired.

    Contact Us Today

    Request a Free
    Consultation




      The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

      Disclaimer:



      What Constitutes Sexual Harassment?

      Sexual harassment and sex discrimination in a hostile work environment can involve physical or verbal abuse. Those offenses can also occur on the internet or through e-mail communications during office or factory hours.

      Under California law, sexual harassment can be classified into two categories: quid pro quo, meaning something for something, and a hostile work environment. The first type, quid pro quo, occurs when a term of employment is contingent upon the fulfillment of unwanted sexual advances. For example, a boss offers a promotion in exchange for sex, or a supervisor threatens to cut an employee’s hours if they don’t agree to go to dinner with them. In quid pro quo sexual harassment situations, the harasser is typically in a position of authority.

      A hostile work environment, on the other hand, doesn’t necessarily involve an employee and someone in a position of authority. It can include making offensive gender-related comments and sexual innuendos, inappropriate touching, or unwelcome sexual advances. To qualify as a hostile working environment, the employee must experience harassment so severe and pervasive that any reasonable person in that situation would find it abusive and intimidating, therefore inhibiting the employee’s ability to perform their job duties.

      How to Determine If You’re a Victim of Sexual Harassment

      Have you encountered any of these unwelcome behaviors while performing your job duties?

      • Demeaning comments.
      • Touching.
      • Requests for sexual favors.
      • Leering or ogling.
      • Sexually explicit communications.
      • Retaliation for reporting offenders.

      Do not accept these kinds of cruel mistreatment a moment longer. You can fight back by contacting one of our sexual harassment lawyers today. We will immediately file your “right to sue” letter with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.

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      Learn About Your Rights and Legal Options

      If you have been sexually harassed at work and want to know your legal options, Owen, Patterson & Owen can help. We offer a free consultation to help you learn about your rights and legal options. We are sensitive to your emotional needs as well. Call our accomplished employment law firm toll-free at 800.676.5295 or you can contact us now!

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