If you are dealing with harassment in the workplace, very important that you complain to your employer. Give them a chance to investigate your allegations of gender discrimination, or harassment based on your race, color, pregnancy, national origin – it doesn’t matter. The point is, that you have to give the employer, the company, the opportunity to fix it.
If you are being sexually harassed and you work for an employer in New York, it doesn’t matter now how small your employer is. Even if there is only one employee, and you’re that employee, and you’re experiencing unwanted sexual attention – any kind of sexualizing conduct, or sexist hostility – you can now hold your employer accountable. And, if you prevail, you are entitled to your attorney fees for holding their feet to the fire.
HerCampus Interview with Jack Tuckner – What to Do If You’re Being Sexually Harassed At Work? The origins of #MeToo and #DontQuit movements.
“Is it sexual harassment if my boss stares at me all day?” By Jack Tuckner Esq. Yes, its sexual harassment if your boss’ relentless staring at you makes you uncomfortable. So, it’s creating a hostile work environment for you. It’s altering and degrading the terms and the conditions of your employment, you’re feeling objectified, you’re […]
The Secret to Filing Administrative Complaints with the EEOC or the SDHR: Don’t Do It! Q: Should I file a complaint with the State Division of Human Rights or the EEOC? A: Good question, and I’m glad you asked before you filed, because the answer is, don’t file at either agency, unless you’ve already retained […]