Fitchburg Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Fitchburg, 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 prevalent types of sexual harassment amongst employers.

How does Massachusetts Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First of all, employers in the city of Fitchburg 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 procedures to be followed in filing a claim, and the remedies available when a claim successfully proven.

Additionally, federal and Massachusetts laws create specific agencies which are responsible for handling sexual harassment cases. The agencies are given authority to investigate workplaces in Fitchburg to determine if the incidents alleged in the complaints they receive are true. Additionally, under these laws, employers may not fire or retaliate against any employee who has alleged sexual harassment in a claim.

How can a Massachusetts attorney help?

If you do not have any expertise in the applicable laws, it may be difficult to investigate and establish a claim involving sexual harassment. Federal investigators are often very overworked. Thus, hiring a Fitchburg lawyer can be the surest way to file your sexual harassment claim within the deadlines specified by the state of Massachusetts.

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Life in Fitchburg

Fitchburg is the third largest city in Worcester County, Massachusetts. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 40,318 people. Fitchburg is a city big on education, being home to Fitchburg State University, and also seventeen public and private elementary and high schools.

Some fun sites to check out are Fitchburg Historical Society, the Fitchburg Art Museum, Coggshall Park, the Wallace Civic Center, and Cornerstone Performing Arts Center.

Notable residents of Fitchburg include Michael Beasley, George Crowther, Ryan Gomes, Art Longsjo, Pat Moran, and Marion Rice.

Many attorneys have established law offices in Fitchburg to take care of the legal needs of residents. These attorneys are very capable and focus on providing excellent legal services.

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