Newport Beach Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Newport Beach, CA

California law defines sexual harassment as any unwanted conduct of a sexual nature, whether they are verbal advances or physical action. Sexual advances, creating a hostile work environment that is blatantly sexual in nature, and sexual advances are some of the more common types of sexual harassment amongst employers.

How does California Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First, employers in Newport Beach are often required to establish company policies regarding sexual conduct, which must be posted and visible to employees. Matters covered by such policies should include contact information used by employees to report incidents, handling procedures for claims, and corrective measures (in the event that a claim turns out to be true).

There are also federal and California laws that have appointed agencies to handle sexual harassment claims. These agencies have authority to investigate a Newport Beach workplace for the sexual harassment conduct that is alleged in the complaints they receive. These laws also prohibit employers from firing workers or taking any retaliatory action against workers who have complained of sexual harassment.

How can a California attorney help?

It can be difficult to both investigate and prove a sexual harassment claim without having any expertise in the applicable areas of law. The federal agencies that handle initial claims of sexual harassment are often understaffed and overworked. So, hiring a Newport Beach lawyer can be the surest way to file your sexual harassment claim within the deadlines specified by the state of California.

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Life in Newport Beach

Newport Beach, California is a city in Orange County. It is about 10 miles south of Santa Ana, and has a population of about 85,000 people.

Newport Beach is an extremely affluent community. More than a quarter of its households have an annual income exceeding ,000 per year, and the median home value is approximately million.

The economy of Newport Beach, California is dominated by healthcare, insurance, retail, and other services. One Fortune 500 company, Pacific Life Insurance, is headquartered in Newport Beach, and employs over 1,500 people, including several Newport Beach, California lawyers.

Residents of Newport Beach, California who find themselves in need of legal services are in luck. Newport Beach, California attorneys tend to be very sophisticated and highly experienced, meaning that a Newport Beach, California lawyer can help you with almost any legal issue a person is likely to face.

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