Our lives are difficult enough and we would prefer that our workplace have an environment that is pleasant. Unfortunately this is not always the case but when the law is broken we do everything in our power to bring such harassers to justice.
Legal action can be taken if a hostile environment was created solely because the harassers were discriminating against you specifically because of your race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, bone structure, facial hair, a disability or national origin.
A hostile work environment could exist when a supervisor or co-worker who feels threatened by you because you might get a promotion over them and then creates a hostile work environment in hopes that you might resign your position.
You may have a case If you refused to engage in an illegal act requested by an employer, supervisor or co-worker and then were retaliated against by them because they created a hostile work environment due to your reluctance in breaking the law.
If you feel that you are a victim of a hostile work environment please reach out to us for a free consultation.