Harassment can be a significant issue in many areas of life. Harassment can take place at home, at school, and it is extremely common within the workplace. If you are dealing with harassment in any of these venues, it may be time to speak with a Harassment Attorney. For example, if you’re being harassed, especially in the workplace, here are a few things to remember.
The first thing to understand is that harassment does not have to take physical form. While harassment can be classified as touching or physically harming someone, harassment can also be verbal. In addition, harassment can be emotional. The fact is that there are many ways a person can be harassed at the workplace, ranging from emotional harassment, verbal or physical harassment and, in some cases, even sexual harassment.
One of the most important reasons you may want to speak with a harassment attorney is because these legal professionals will understand the nuances of various types of harassment. You may feel there’s something wrong with the way you’re treated in the workplace, but you may not be able to properly express what’s going on. Because of your limited knowledge of harassment, you may not even realize you are technically being harassed. Hiring an attorney can help you to understand the different aspects of workplace harassment, and this information can help you determine if you are truly being harassed.
In many cases, harassment doesn’t have to reach litigation levels. In some cases, bringing harassment to the attention of an immediate supervisor or manager in elevated positions can get the harassment to stop immediately. However, sometimes the harassment continues, regardless of any warnings that are issued. In other cases, harassment continues because of management’s participation in the harassment. In these cases, you might need to pursue litigation.
In any case, your first step, if you have not been able to resolve the issue at work, is to speak with an attorney. The Law Offices of Filteau & Sullivan can help you deal with the difficult process of determining what type of harassment you’re subjected to. Once that’s done, they can move forward in helping you rectify the situation by whatever means are legally necessary.