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Sexual Harassment

Minneapolis Sexual Harassment Lawyers

Sexual HarassmentNo one should have to tolerate sexual harassment to make a living or advance his or her career. At LeBlanc Law & Mediation, a Minneapolis, Minnesota, employment law firm, we are dedicated to helping employees who have been sexually harassed, advocating zealously on their behalf.

Sexual harassment in the workplace can be difficult to define and difficult to prove. An experienced Minneapolis employment lawyer can offer practical advice and protect your right to work harassment free.

Sexual harassment is generally classified into two categories:

Quid Pro Quo: In Latin, “quid pro quo” translates to “something for something.” This type of sexual harassment occurs when a boss or supervisor offers an employee some kind of benefit – a raise, promotion or better working conditions – in exchange for a sexual favor. It can also occur when an employer threatens to deny an employee of a benefit if you refuse to provide a sexual favor.

Hostile Work Environment: Sexual harassment does not stem only from an express request for a sexual favor. Sexual misconduct can lead to a work environment that would be considered severely unpleasant and offensive to a reasonable person.

Sexual harassment may take the form of:

  • Repeated sexual advances
  • Offensive remarks and comments
  • Demeaning sexual inquiries or vulgarities
  • Obscene jokes, photos or graffiti
  • Sexually abusive notes, letters or emails
  • Unwanted physical contact
  • Implicit or explicit demands for sexual favors

Dedicated Twin Cities Sexual Harassment Attorneys

At LeBlanc Law & Mediation, we offer employees who have faced sexual harassment at work a safe place to tell their story. We take the time to get to know our clients, learning about their work and the effect that sexual harassment has had on their lives. Then, we build a representation strategy that is tailored to their situations and goals.

For many individuals, lengthy, expensive litigation is not in their best interests. Our Minneapolis employment law attorneys will explain your options, and help you file charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and/or Minnesota Department of Human Rights. Whether you choose to engage in mediation or settlement discussions, or decide to proceed to court, we will advocate on your behalf every step of the way.

Contact A Minnesota Sexual Harassment Attorney

To schedule a free initial consultation with a Minneapolis sexual harassment lawyer serving the Twin Cities metro area, contact LeBlanc Law & Mediation at 612-337-9530.

LeBlanc Law & Mediation
222 South 9th Street, Suite 1600
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (612) 337-9530
www.leblanclawandmediation.com
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LeBlanc Law & Mediation serves the Twin Cities metro area, including Minneapolis, St. Paul, Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Edina, Golden Valley, Plymouth, Maple Grove, St. Louis Park, Richfield, Roseville, Maplewood, Lake Elmo, Woodbury, Oakdale, Cottage Grove, Rosemount, Hastings, Lakeville, Eagan, Inver Groves Heights, Burnsville, Apple Valley, Anoka, Coon Rapids, Blaine, Lino Lakes, Stillwater, Rochester, St. Cloud, Bemidji and Duluth as well as Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Anoka County, Dakota County, Olmstead County, Beltrami County, St. Louis County and throughout Minnesota.