Sexual Harassment Resources in Massachusetts
It can be hard knowing what to do if you have been subjected to sexual harassment, or something you think may be sexual harassment, in the workplace. In addition to speaking with an employment lawyer to better understand your legal rights, here are some additional resources.
Sexual Harassment, Hostile Work Environment, or Workplace Bullying?
Workplace bullying is not (at least not yet) unlawful, but sexual harassment is. See these links for more information:
Advice on How to Handle Harassment With Your Employer
How to File a Complaint with MCAD or the EEOC
If you don't have time to get help from a lawyer before the 300 day statute of limitations runs on your sexual harassment claim, you can file directly with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination ("MCAD") or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"). There are both federal and state laws against sexual harassment, and you can file with either MCAD (the state agency) or EEOC (the federal agency).
How slnlaw Can Help
If you feel that you are the target of sexual behavior, misconduct or harassment, or if you are an employer unsure how to handle an employee complaint, we can help you assess the situation, understand your rights and obligations, and make a plan to solve the problem. You can use the button below to schedule a call back from a member of our team, give us a call at 781-784-2322, or fill out our web form to let us know a little more about your situation.