Fairfield Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Fairfield, CT

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

How does Connecticut Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First of all, employers in the city of Fairfield may be required to implement company policies with regards to sexual harassment and post these in a visible location so that employees may be informed. Such policies should include items such as contact information for reporting harassment incidents, process for filing claims, and any corrective or preventative measures should a claim be proven.

There are also agencies which are established by federal and Connecticut law for the specific purpose of handling sexual harassment cases. Such agencies have the authority to investigate work sites to determine if the complaints they receive in Fairfield are true. Such laws also make it illegal for employers to dismiss an employee for filing a harassment claim or to take any other action based on retaliation against the employee.

How can a Connecticut attorney help?

A claim for sexual harassment may be difficult to investigate and establish without the proper expertise in the relevant areas of law. Federal investigators are often extremely overworked. Because of this, working with a Fairfield attorney may be the ideal way to make sure that your claim is processed in a timely manner.

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Life in Fairfield

Fairfield, Connecticut is a city located in Fairfield County. It has a population of approximately 57,000 people. Fairfield has been ranked by Money Magazine as one of the top 10 places to live in the U.S. It was ranked by the same publication as the best place to live in the Northeast, owing to its high median household income, relatively low home prices, extremely low crime rates, and quality of schools, among many other factors. Fairfield was originally established in the 1630s by a breakaway Puritan sect from the Massachusetts Bay Colony. During the American Revolutionary War, Fairfield was the site of significant fighting, and was particularly hard-hit by the ruthless, scorched-earth tactics of some British commanders, with many residents having their homes and businesses burned. Modernly, Fairfield, Connecticut is home to a large number (for a city its size) of major multinational corporations, including General Electric. It shouldn't be a surprise, then, that Fairfield, Connecticut is home to quite a few competent attorneys, who have to be ready to serve an extremely diverse and sophisticated client base. It's very likely that, whatever Fairfield, Connecticut lawyer you choose, they'll be able to help you with your legal problem.

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