Employees facing sexual harassment in Los Angeles can seek legal advice with the Law Offices of Cummings & Franck, PC. Dealing cases exclusively for employees, they advise clients about legal remedies available.
May 6, 2014 (Newswire) - Law Offices of Cummings & Franck, PC has now extended its services to sexual harassment lawsuits at the workplace. A reputable Los Angeles law firm that only takes up cases of the employees will work for people who have been harassed by the supervisors or co-workers with sexual advances. They will use their expertise in helping employees understand their rights and press for justice.
"Quid pro co sexual harassment comes under the purview of unlawful harassment under the Fair Employment and Housing Act. When a supervisor makes advances towards a subordinate, it is an example of unlawful behavior. We can handle these sorts of cases that happen in the workplace, working to obtain the legal remedy for clients," commented a senior lawyer with the firm.
Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits employers to discriminate against employees based on their gender. It also places the onus of taking action on the employers if such a case is brought to their notice. They may be held liable for failing to prevent such behavior, even if the perpetrator is a non-employee customer or an independent contractor. Lawyers with the Law Offices of Cummings & Franck, PC will now advise employees who have faced sexual harassment about the legal options they have.
Sexual harassment is segregated into two categories - Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Work Environment. The lawyer stated, "Quid pro quo occurs when someone at a senior position demands sexual favors from a subordinate in exchange for a promotion, or for some other advantage. Hostile work environment occurs when a supervisor or other employees indulge in acts that may unreasonably interfere with work performance."
Legal experts with Law Offices of Cummings & Franck, PC would evaluate a case and advice employees about the steps they can take to preserve their rights. As a sexual harassment lawyer in Los Angeles, they make sure an employer does not get away with denying rights of an employee.
About the Firm
Law Offices of Cummings & Franck, PC is a Los Angeles employment lawyer firm that works exclusively for employees. They specialize in representing employees in wrongful termination cases enabling them get the rights mandated by law. Well-versed with employees laws in California, they offer confidential legal consultation to clients.
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