8 Things to Consider Regarding Sexual Harassment in Idaho
Sexual harassment in the workplace occurs in an array of circumstances including, but not limited to, the following:
1) The victim may be either male or female;
2) The harasser may be either male or female;
3) The victim and harasser may or may not be of the same gender;
4) The harasser could be a supervisor, co-worker, agent of the employer, contractor or customer of the employer;
5) The victim may not be the subject of the harasser’s actions but may be one who is affected as a result thereof;
6) The unlawful sexual conduct may occur without an economic injury to the victim;
7) The unlawful sexual conduct may occur without the victim being discharged; and,
8) The conduct of the harasser is unwelcomed.
Sexual harassment in Idaho is a form of discrimination which violates both federal and state law. According to the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment constitutes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal and physical conduct of a sexual nature when the conduct affects an individual’s employment, unreasonably interferes with a person’s work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment.
Sexual harassment can result in upheaval, discontent and emotional distress in a person’s life. Concern, rumination and fear can consume the victim. Retaliation against a victim is also actionable.
Boise personal injury attorney Alan Morton understands the issues from the victim’s perspective. Having over 30 years of experience in representing victims of in both State and Federal forums, Alan Morton has successfully represented victims of sexual harassment and helped them obtain justice on their behalf. If you have been the victim of sexual harassment in the work place, contact Mr. Morton. Let him show you what he can do to help you with your claim for sexual harassment. Mr. Morton represents clients throughout Idaho. His clients come to him from Boise, Ada, Canyon, Elmore, Blaine, Twin Falls, Gem, Payette, Washington, Valley counties and beyond. You may reach him by calling 208.344.5555 or toll free at 888.716.8021 and/or by filling out an online contact form at http://www.mortonlawyers.com.