Framingham Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Framingham, 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 Framingham 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 Framingham to determine if the incidents alleged in the complaints they receive are true. Also, 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?

A claim for sexual harassment may be difficult to investigate and prove without the proper expertise in the relevant areas of law. Federal investigators are often very overworked. Accordingly, hiring a lawyer in Framingham might be the best way to ensure that your claim is filed within the deadlines specified by Massachusetts for sexual harassment matters.

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Life in Framingham

Framingham is home to approximately 68,318 people. It is located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

The city is known for its beautiful parks. Popular ones include Bowditch Field, Butterworth Park, Winch Park, Callahan State Park, Danforth Park, Cushing Park and Cochituate State Park.

The city has three major business districts--"The Golden Triangle," Downtown/South Framingham and West Framingham. It has many small business and office complexes which significantly help support the city's economy. In these offie complexes, many attorneys have established their law offices. Therefore, residents need not travel far to have their legal needs taken care of.

All in all, Framingham offers residents a wonderful quality of life with a community-like spirit!

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