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We offer a free consultation to review the facts of your sexual harassment, determine if you have been subjected to unlawful sexual harassment at work, and advise you of your legal rights. Don’t continue to suffer in silence. Contact Haeggquist & Eck today for a free consultation at 619-342-8000.

What Is Harassment?

What is Sexual Harassment?

The harassment can be physical or verbal and may consist of unwanted sexual advances, demands or repeated requests for performance of sex acts, persistent use of remarks…

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Sexual Harassment FAQs

A male co-worker frequently comes up behind me and massages my shoulders, commenting on how tense I am. I feel very uncomfortable with this and have asked him to stop, but he continues to do it…

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Examples of Sexual Harassment

Are you the victim of sexual harassment? Perhaps someone’s behavior at work is making you uncomfortable, but you’re not certain whether the conduct rises to the level of sexual harassment. Regardless of your gender (or that of the person bothering you), if the behavior is frequent and persistent and the person hasn’t stopped after being asked to do so, it may be illegal sexual harassment.

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Hostile Work Environment

Haeggquist & Eck is a leader in enforcing our state’s enlightened anti-discrimination laws. We are proud of our record and our commitment to the working people of the State of California…

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Unwanted Physical Touching

We’ll provide you with the advice and assistance you need in filing your sexual harassment or civil battery claim.

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Sexual Assault in The Workplace

Under California law, sexual assault covers a variety of sexually-related offenses, including rape. California defines rape as sexual intercourse without consent, involving the use of force, threat of force, violence, bodily injury, duress, or threat of retaliation if you do not submit.

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Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment

Your ability to get and keep a job and to advance in the company where you work should be based on your ability and hard work alone, certainly not on your willingness to provide sexual favors.

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What To Do If You’re a Victim of Sexual Harassment

We’re deeply committed to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Repeated Inappropriate and Unwanted Sexual or Gender-Related Statements

Sexual harassment may or may not be related to actual sexual interest in the person being targeted. It may, instead, be a type of bullying reflecting hostility toward the victim based on gender, gender identity, or gender stereotyping.

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To succeed in winning your case and recovering emotional, psychological, financial, and possibly punitive damages, or to be reinstated if you have been terminated after reporting the harassment, you should have an experienced attorney at Haeggquist & Eck fighting for you.