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What is Workplace Harassment?

Workplace harassment is the belittling or threatening behavior directed at an individual worker or a group of workersharassment is illegal only if it’s based on the victim’s race, gender, age, disability, or other protected characteristic. Which characteristics are protected are determined by federal laws.

An well known example of workplace Harassment is In 1991, the nation came to a standstill as the televised Senate Judiciary Committee hearings showed law professor Anita Hill testify that she suffered sexual harassment by the soon-to-be-named Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. This case put the issue of workplace sexual harassment out in the open and propelled countless conversations. An ABC News article states, “Anita Hill lifted the veil and made this part of the public conversation.” Further, Hill’s testimony gave many women the courage to tell their own stories and the number of complaints of sexual harassment increased as a result.

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Merson Law’s Principal Jordan Merson has represented and consulted individuals who has been subjected to sexual harassment at the largest banks, at a top law firm and at one of the biggest corporations in the world.  We are understanding of how hard it is to come forward in situations like this and do everything possible to give you the protection that you deserve.

Merson has successfully assisted in recoveries of millions of dollars to victims of sexual harassment and sexual abuse.  Call today for a free and confidential case evaluation.

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