Parsippany Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Parsippany, NJ

Sexual harassment is defined by New Jersey law as unwelcome conduct that is of a sexual nature, which includes both verbal and physical actions. Some forms of sexual harassment that are most commonly committed by an employer include exchanging favoritism for sexual favors, the creation of a hostile work environment of a sexual nature, and sexual advances.

How does New Jersey Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First, Parsippany employers can be required to create 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 process for handling such claims, and the corrective measures for when a claim is proven.

There are also agencies which are formed by federal and New Jersey law for the specific purpose of handling sexual harassment cases. Such agencies have the authority to investigate work sites to determine if the complaints they receive in Parsippany are true. Such laws also make it illegal for employers to dismiss an employee for filing a harassment claim or to take any other action based on retaliation against the employee.

How can a New Jersey attorney help?

Without expertise in the applicable laws, both investigating and proving a sexual harassment claim can be difficult. It's fairly common for federal officials who investigate these issues to be overworked. Because of this, working with a Parsippany attorney may be the ideal way to make sure that your claim is processed in a timely manner.

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Life in Parsippany

Parsiappny, a.k.a. Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, is located in Morris County, New Jersey. The name stems from the Native American word "parsipanong," which means "the place where the river winds through the valley." In 2006, Money Magazine ranked the city seventeenth amongst The Best Places to Live in the United States. In 2008, the rank increased to thirteenth.

The city is also known because it has been referenced in both television and films. References include the television sitcom Seinfeld, specifically "The Mom Pop Store" episode. Film references include The Ex, Beer League, and The Karate Kid.

Many attorneys practice in Pasippany. These attorneys focus on providing personalized legal services to their clients. Therefore any and every legal need of residents and businesses can easily be handled by the legal force in Parsippany.

Famous residents include Keith Ferris, James Jean, Jeff Koyen, Robert Lazzarini, Johnnie Moran, Joe Orsulak, Angelo Savoldi, and Chris Singleton.

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