Beaumont Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Beaumont, TX

The laws of Texas define sexual harassment as any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature, including actions of either a verbal or physical nature. Sexual advances, creating a hostile work environment that is blatantly sexual in nature, and sexual advances are some of the more common forms of sexual harassment amongst employers.

How does Texas Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First, Beaumont employers may be required to create company policies concerning sexual conduct and post them for employees to see. The policies should at least include: contact information for the reporting of sexual harassment incidents, an outline of policies to be followed in filing a claim, and the remedies available when a claim successfully proven.

Furthermore, federal and Texas laws create specific agencies which are responsible for handling sexual harassment cases. The agencies are given authority to investigate workplaces in Beaumont 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 Texas attorney help?

If you do not have any expertise in the applicable laws, it may be difficult to investigate and prove a claim involving sexual harassment. Federal investigators are often extremely overworked. So, hiring a Beaumont lawyer can be the surest way to file your sexual harassment claim within the deadlines specified by the state of Texas.

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Life in Beaumont

Beaumont, Texas is a city of about 118,000 people in Jefferson County, of which it is the county seat.

Beaumont, Texas is part of an area known as the "Golden Triangle," which is an area between Beaumont and two other cities, which is a major industrial sector along the Gulf Coast of Texas. One of the largest employers in Beaumont, Texas is the Port of Beaumont, which is the nation's 4th largest seaport by tonnage. It is also the second-largest military seaport in the entire world. A large transport battalion of the U.S. Army is headquartered at that port.

This port, and the businesses associated with it, employ thousands of blue-collar workers, but they also employ many administrative professionals, including Beaumont, Texas lawyers.

Thanks to its diverse economy, many Beaumont, Texas lawyers are highly skilled in a wide variety of practice areas. So, if you are in need of legal services, it's very likely that a Beaumont, Texas attorney can help you.

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