Nassau County and Suffolk County Sexual Harassment Claims Attorney

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances and verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that occurs within the workplace and affects an individual's employment or creates a hostile work environment. Additional facts about sexual harassment include:

  • It is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended and/or the New York State Executive Law (Human Rights Law).
  • The victim and the harasser can be a woman or a man. The victim does not have to be of the opposite sex.
  • The harasser can be the victim's supervisor, an agent of the employer, a supervisor in another area, a co-worker, or a non-employee.
  • The victim does not have to be the person harassed but could be anyone affected by the offensive conduct.
  • Unlawful sexual harassment may occur without economic injury to or discharge of the victim.
  • The harasser's conduct must be unwelcome.

Long Island Workplace Harassment Claims Lawyer Richard V. Rappaport

For more than 30 years, Richard V. Rappaport and Associates has been resolving contentious employment law cases involving sexual harassment and retaliation claims. Retaliation can be the cause for legal action, but sometimes it occurs as a result of a sexual harassment case. We have extensive experience aggressively protecting the rights of our clients in a wide range of employment law and discrimination cases.

Whenever possible, we use our skillful negotiation and mediation techniques to resolve our clients' cases. Sometimes aggressive litigation may be the only way to obtain the best possible outcome. Mr. Rappaport is an employment law attorney with in-depth knowledge of sexual harassment cases. Our employment law firm can help you pursue a just resolution and adequate compensation.

Richard V. Rappaport and Associates also represents employers facing unwarranted charges of sexual harassment and other employment matters.

Contact Richard V. Rappaport and Associates

We consider every situation to be unique, so we encourage you to contact us directly for a free telephone consultation with Nassau County sexual harassment claims lawyer with offices also in Suffolk County and Manhattan for your convenience.