People who would never sexually harass co-workers sometimes believe that it’s ok to sexually harass others if they are a client or customer of the business. Employment attorney Jack Tuckner describes the actions you should take if you’re being sexually harassed by a client or customer.
Learn what constitutes sexual harassment, what you should do to stop it, how to report it, and how to protect your rights in the event of backlash in the workplace.
You cannot be fired FOR reporting sexual harassment, as that’s illegal retaliation, because the sexual harassment reporting itself is protected activity under United States and your state’s civil rights laws.
If you’re being sexually harassed, subjected to unwelcome sexual attention, a hostile work environment due to your sex – up until April 2018, you wouldn’t be covered if you weren’t a W-2 employee.
Glamour Magazine for its Solidarity Issue of June/July 2018 reached out to Jack Tuckner, Esq. with the question — How should the average person handle sexual harassment at work?
Even if there is only one employee, one 1099 employee and that’s you, and you are being sexually harassed, you can fight back. Also under the same new revised law, effective July 2018, mandatory arbitration will no longer be mandatory for sexual harassment claims in New York.
By Jack Tuckner, Esq. You know, the whole hashtag #metoo movement – reckoning, awakening – it’s about time, super important….