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Sexual Harassment Law Lawyers In Yorkville California

Yorkville is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located 7.5 miles (12 km) southwest of Hopland, at an elevation of 922 feet (281 m). The original townsite was about 3 miles (5 km) northwest of the present site at 38°54′50″N 123°15′40″W / 38.91389°N 123.26111°W / 38.91389; -123.26111. The Yorkville post office opened in 1868 and moved to the new site with the town in 1937. The name honors R.H. York, the town's founder.

What is sexual harassment law?

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an employment, unreasonably interferes with an work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment. Lawyers who handle sexual harassment cases represent individuals -- usually employees or students -- who have been victimized by unwanted verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, or subjected to sexually offensive behavior that creates an unfavorable environment. Sexual harassment attorneys may also represent employers, school districts, and businesses that are named defendants in sexual harassment lawsuits.

Answers to sexual harassment law issues in California

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

Federal court opinions concerning sexual harassment law in California