Hostile and intimidating workplace
It is illegal for an employer to allow discriminatory comments or behavior in the workplace that make it a hostile work environment for any employee.At Phillips & Associates, our New York hostile work environment lawyers are dedicated to protecting the rights of employees who have been the victims of workplace discrimination or sexual harassment in the workplace.Federal laws such as the Civil Rights Act, the American Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and state laws provide legal protection from being subjected to a hostile work environment.Examples of Hostile Work Environment Include: There are many negative consequences that can result from working in a place with a hostile work environment.Hostile work environment means that there is severe or pervasive offensive conduct in the workplace.To have a valid legal claim, the offensive conduct must be severe in nature, or pervasive (one incident or comment would not be considered pervasive).
An attorney can better instruct you on your specific situation, so it is always best to consult an experienced legal professional before moving forward.
An assessment is made based upon the If an employee is experiencing a hostile work environment, they can file a lawsuit against their harasser, whether it be a boss or a peer.
When considering a lawsuit there are several legal elements that must be considered, including: An attorney will consider these elements for each individual case.
In some cases, a hostile work environment can be unbearable enough to make you want to leave a job you otherwise enjoy.
DO NOT SUFFER IN SILENCE: CONTACT OUR NEW YORK DISCRIMINATION ATTORNEYSIf you have been the victim of a hostile, offensive or intimidating work environment, you may be entitled to file a legal claim and obtain compensation.
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A hostile work environment can make you unable to do your job and reluctant to go to work, which can severely affect your work performance and hinder your career advancement.