Salem Sexual Harassment Attorney

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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, Salem employers can be required to establish company policies that specifically address sexual harassment in the workplace. These must be posted in a visible area such as a break room. These policies may include contact information for an employee to report sexual harassment, the procedure for handling such claims, and the corrective measures for when a claim is proven.

The laws of the state of Massachusetts and federal law have both created agencies with the authority to investigate sexual harassment claims. These agencies conduct investigations at a given Salem work site in order to verify if a complaint that they have received is true or not. These laws also prohibit employers from firing workers or taking any retaliatory action against workers who have complained of sexual harassment.

How can a Massachusetts attorney help?

A claim for sexual harassment may be difficult to investigate and establish without the proper expertise in the relevant areas of law. It's fairly common for federal officials who investigate these matters to be overworked. Therefore, hiring an attorney in Salem can be the safest way to file your claim within the deadlines for sexual harassment claims that Massachusetts has defined.

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Life in Salem

Salem is in Essex County of Massachusetts. It is home to Salem State University. In history the city is known because of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Today, people visit Salem and check out sites such as the Nathaniel Bowditch House, Salem Common, The Witch House, Derby Square, Pickering House, Salem Willows Park, Ropes Mansion, and Salem Athenaeum.

Tourism is a significant contributor to Salem's economy. There are small law offices where attorneys have established their practice in many areas of law. Therefore, residents can rest assure that their legal needs can be taken care of.

Famous residents of Salem include Rick Brunson, Jeff Juden, Rob Oppenheim, Nathaniel Bowditch, John Endcott, John Hathorne, Bob Vila, Jack Welch, and Steve Thomas.

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