Stamford Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Stamford, 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 frequent forms of sexual harassment amongst employers.

How does Connecticut Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First of all, employers in the city of Stamford 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. The policies should at least include: contact information for the reporting of sexual harassment incidents, an outline of policies to be followed in filing a claim, and the remedies available when a claim successfully proven.

There are also federal and Connecticut laws that have established agencies to handle sexual harassment claims. These agencies have authority to investigate a Stamford workplace for the sexual harassment conduct that is alleged in the complaints they receive. Furthermore, under these laws, employers may not fire or retaliate against any employee who has alleged sexual harassment in a claim.

How can a Connecticut attorney help?

A claim for sexual harassment may be difficult to investigate and show without the proper expertise in the relevant areas of law. Federal investigators are often extremely overworked. Therefore, hiring a Stamford lawyer can be the surest way to file your sexual harassment claim within the deadlines specified by the state of Connecticut.

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Life in Stamford

Stamford is located in the greater New York metropolitan region, is the fourth largest city in the state and the eighth largest city in New England. It has a population of about 122,643 people.

Popular attractions primarily comprise of parks and recreational sites. Some attractions include Cummings Park, Terry Connors Ice Rink, Scalzi Park, Mill River Park, and Cove Island Park. Other popular sites to visit include the Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Barlett Arboretum and Gardens, Stamford Center for the Arts and the Stamford Symphony Orchestra.

Stamford is a diverse area with all races, including Caucasian, African-American, Asian, and Hispanic. As a result, many residents are bilingual.

Many large companies have office locations in Stamford. These companies include World Wrestling Entertainment, Tasty Bite, Pitney Bowes, UBS and the Royal Bank of Scotland. Stamford is also home to many law firms and offices which train many competent attorneys to handle any and all legal inquires.

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