Perth Amboy Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Perth Amboy, 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, Perth Amboy employers can be required to formulate 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 established 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 Perth Amboy 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?

A claim for sexual harassment may be difficult to investigate and establish without the proper expertise in the relevant areas of law. Federal investigators are often extremely overworked. Therefore, hiring a lawyer in Perth Amboy may be the ideal way to ensure that your claim is filed within the deadlines specified by New Jersey for sexual harassment matters.

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Life in Perth Amboy

Perth Amboy is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. It is nicknamed "City by the Bay," because it is near Raritan Bay. As of 2010, the population is around 50,814 people.

Popular sites include The Waterfront, Downtown, Harbortown, Hall Avenue, Southwestern, State Street, Amboy Avenue, Maurer, Chickentown, and Spa Springs.

Attorneys have also established their practices in Perth Amboy, allowing residents and businesses to remain rest assured. Any and every legal inquiry of theirs can be handled by the city's capable legal force.

Famous residents include Solomon Andrews, David Bryan, William Dunlap, Vida Guerra, Richie Ambora, Marcus Spring, Harry Tierney, John Watson, Ruth White, and David T. Wilentz.

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