Sexual Harassment – Louisville
The Kentucky Civil Rights Act is another form of protection for employees in Kentucky in addition to the Federal laws. This Act secures freedom from discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age forty (40) and over, because a person is a qualified individual with a disability, or because the individual is a smoker or nonsmoker, as long as the person complies with any work-place policy concerning smoking, See Kentucky Commission on Human Rights for more information.
The following conduct is generally considered sexual harassment: a) direct sexual conduct or advances, b) quid pro quo, when job related benefits are offered in exchange for sexual conduct, and c) hostile work environment, when the employer maintains an overly sexual work environment.
Sexual harassment usually occurs in Kentucky when a male supervisor requests sexual favors from a female employee. But, as in the movie Disclosure, the situation of a female supervisor harassing a male employee does occur in today’s society as well as when males harass other males and females harass other females. In any of the above four situations, the employee always feels that he or she is at a disadvantage because the employee usually knows that if he or she does not comply that the employee will usually get fired, or not promoted, or incur substantial problems at the workplace. This is wrong and illegal and you should call and speak to a sexual harassment lawyer at the Law Offices of Andrew Alitowski, P.A..
Hostile work environment situations can come in many different forms. There can be crude and rude pictures put up in the workplace. Offensive sexual images can be passed around either by hand or by email. Further, this can be done by either a supervisor or coworker in order to quality. If you have these types of ugly behaviors going on at your workplace, you should speak to a sexual harassment lawyer at the Law Offices of Andrew Alitowski, P.A..
In a Kentucky sexual harassment scenario, the woman is usually sexually harassed and the company usually puts up a barrier around the male supervisor so as to protect him and the company. Our firm will sue this employer on your behalf to make sure that you are compensated for what they have put you through and also to make sure that they do not do it to any other future employee. The Law Offices of Andrew Alitowski, P.A. believes that the workplace should be a place free from sexual harassment.
At the Law Offices of Andrew Alitowski, P.A. we can assist any employee whether you work at a small company of one of the biggest. The workplace should be free from sexual harassment and should not be accepted or put up with.
Louisville Sexual Harassment Lawyer
If at your workplace you feel you are being discriminated against based on sexual harassment/discrimination, please call the Law Offices of Andrew Alitowski, P.A. at 888-ASK-ANDREW (275-2637). We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer any questions you may have.
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