Attleboro Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Attleboro, MA

According to Massachusetts law, sexual harassment is defined as the unwanted conduct which is of a sexual nature, and includes both verbal advances and physical acts 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 Massachusetts Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First of all, employers in the city of Attleboro may be required to establish 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, procedures for filing claims, and any corrective or preventative measures should a claim be proven.

Massachusetts and federal laws created agencies that process claims involving sexual harassment. They have the authority to investigate Attleboro workplaces regarding the conduct alleged in the complaints that have been filed with them. Such laws also make it illegal for employers to fire an employee for filing a harassment claim or to take any other action based on retaliation against the employee.

How can a Massachusetts attorney help?

Without expertise in the applicable laws, both investigating and proving a sexual harassment claim can be difficult. The federal agencies that handle initial claims of sexual harassment are often understaffed and overworked. Because of this, working with a Attleboro attorney might be the best way to make sure that your claim is processed in a timely manner.

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Life in Attleboro

Attleboro, Massachusetts is a city of approximately 43,000 people. It is immediately north of Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

Like many towns in the New England region, Attleboro, Massachusetts has a long and storied history. It was first incorporated as a town in 1694, and like many towns in the region, was named for a town in Great Britain (in this case, Attleborough in Norfolk County, England) by its British settlers.

Attleboro was once known as the "Jewelry Capital of The World" owing to the large number of jewelry manufacturers in the area. Some firms that manufacture jewelry continue to have a presence there, but much of the actual manufacturing activity has moved elsewhere.

Attleboro boasts several historic churches, and religion is very important in the community. It is also the site of a few notable events in the early history of the United States, and it is rumored that George Washington called it home for a brief period of time.

Attleboro, Massachusetts is also graced with a community theater, and a large park with a zoo, popular among residents and visitors.

There are several respected law schools located in Massachusetts, most notably Harvard. Of course, there are many others which are also well-regarded, particularly locally. For this reason, a good Attleboro, Massachusetts lawyer should not be very difficult to come by.

If you're facing any type of legal problem, an Attleboro, Massachusetts lawyer is the person to call.

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