New York Sexual Harassment Attorney

Sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace can be a problem for many individuals. Fortunately, there are laws that protect victims of such conduct and provide remedies. If you have been subjected to sexual harassment and/or discrimination by an employer, Romano & Kuan can help.

What are some examples of behaviors that may be illegal?

The law protects against certain types of behaviors. In general, the following activities may give rise for legal action:

  • Promotions or hiring preference decisions related to age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, etc.
  • Sexual or otherwise inappropriate comments
  • Inappropriate touching and unwelcome advances
  • Unjustified disciplinary action or retaliation

There are federal and state laws that prohibit certain conduct. These laws also may provide remedies for persons affected by unlawful conduct of an employer.

What are some legal remedies that may be available?

If you have been a victim of sexual harassment or other employment discrimination, then there may be remedies available, such as:

  • Compensatory damages
  • Injunctive relief
  • Legal expense reimbursement
  • Punitive damages
  • Wage repayment

The specific remedies that may be available depends upon the particular circumstances and facts present in your situation.

How we help?

Our sexual harassment and discrimination attorneys can review your situation to determine if unlawful conduct has occurred. If you have been a victim of harassment or discrimination, we can provide legal advice about your options and the the potential remedies. Our attorneys will act as an advocate to help you invoke your rights and hold your employer responsible for their misconduct.

If you have been the victim of sexual harassment or discrimination in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island, Nassau or Suffolk County, contact Romano & Kuan today.