The West Virginia Human Rights Act forbids sexual harassment in the workplace from supervisors or owners of a company. The workplace should be free of sexual harassment at all times. Being sexually harassed or exposed to sexually motivated comments or jokes can create a hostile work environment for you and other workers. Keep reading to find out what you need to know about hostile work environment sexual harassment cases.
Sexual Harassment and Retaliation
The West Virginia Human Rights Act protects workers who report sexual harassment in the workplace. It is illegal for an employer to adversely affect your working conditions because you reported sexual harassment. Retaliation comes in many forms such as termination, demotion, wage loss, disciplinary action, suspension, or continued harassment in the workplace.
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At Bailess Smith PLLC, we are here to guide you through your sexual harassment or hostile workplace case. Our dedicated lawyers have more than 40 years of combined experience. We will gladly take the time to review your situation so we can devise a strong legal strategy that protects your best interests. We believe that every employee has the right to work in a safe environment, which is why we are here to help you fight for the justice you deserve.
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