Sexual Harassment and Hostile Work Environment

According to a 2017 study, nearly 20% of workers in the U.S. say they face a hostile or threatening environment at work.[1]One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening, https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/14/one-fifth-of-americans-find-workplace-hostile-or-threatening.html (Aug. 14, 2017).   The trial attorneys at Abney Law have years of experience representing employees who have been forced to deal with sexual harassment and hostile work environments at their jobs.

Sexual harassment in the workplace is illegal.

Sexual Harassment and other forms of hostile work environments are illegal in Kentucky. You should never be forced to work in a hostile environment. Whether your are being sexually harassed, facing race-based harassment, a racially hostile environment, religious based harassment, or some other form of hostile work environment, the attorneys at Abney Law can help.

A large portion of our practice at Abney Law is dedicated to representing and helping workers who are dealing with hostile work environments. When a client retains Abney Law to represent then in a sexual harassment or hostile work environment case, we immediately take the following steps to protect you:

  • Demand your employer put a stop to the harassing behavior.
  • Remove you from the hostile environment and away from the harasser.
  • Seek to hold your harasser accountable for their actions.
  • Work to make sure you get the justice and compensation you deserve.

Remember illegal hostile work environment can take many forms and can be based on sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, and other protected categories. In some instances, workplace bullying can even rise to the level of illegal harassment. If you you’ve been sexually harassed or had to deal with some other type of hostile work environment, contact the Employment Lawyers at Abney Law for a free consultation and to find out how we can help you out of this difficult situation. You don’t have to suffer at work any longer.

References

1 One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening, https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/14/one-fifth-of-americans-find-workplace-hostile-or-threatening.html (Aug. 14, 2017).