Piscataway Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Piscataway, NJ

Sexual harassment is defined under New Jersey law as unwelcome conduct that is of a sexual nature, which includes both verbal and physical actions. Some types 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, Piscataway 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.

There are also agencies which are appointed 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 Piscataway are true. Such laws also make it illegal for employers to fire 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 show 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 a Piscataway lawyer can be the surest way to file your sexual harassment claim within the deadlines specified by the state of New Jersey.

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Life in Piscataway

Piscataway is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. It is near the Piscataqua River, New Hampshire, and Main. The city's name stems from the words "pisgeu," meaning dark night, and "awa," meaning place of.

Popular attractions include Yurak Field, Ferrer Colony and Modern School, High Point Solutions Stadium and Road Up Raritan Historic District.

Top employers include Gorgias Press, Ingersoll Rand, Hapag-Llyod, Pepsi Cola Bottling Group, Cintas Corporation, Colgate-Palmolive, Siemens Hearing Instruments, Johnson Johnson, Marlabs, and IEEE. The legal force also has a strong presence in Piscataway via many well-established law offices and firms, providing legal services in all areas of law.

All in all, the city provides residents with a wonderful quality of life!

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