In this modern day and age, employment harassment and discrimination are a common plight. Managers and supervisors are growing more stressed, and sometimes lash out. This aggression can be verbal, physical, or even sexual abuse. Bracamontes & Vlasak, P.C. Attorneys at Law, are there to help. For over two decades the firm has grappled employer/employee cases. The attorneys use highly defensive methods regarding every case. The firm has an excellent track record, and a sexual harassment attorney in Oakland is available to defend you.
Bracamontes & Vlasak, P.C. have attorneys with extremely thorough knowledge of local, federal, and statewide law. Your case will be represented on all levels possible. A Sexual Harassment Attorney in Oakland generally work with employment cases, their emphasis being harassment and discrimination cases. Cases have been closed successfully involving the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. There has been successful representation of cases involving injury and insurance problems in the state and federal levels.
Sexual harassment on the job can be defined as offensive comments or demands for sex, or sex-related acts. All intimidation is to push you to do it, or face adverse consequences regarding your job. Sometimes a promotion or pay raise will be used as an incentive. If only slight comments or suggestions are made, this can still be qualified as sexual harassment. If you move forward with a sexual harassment case, you can receive payment, including payment for your legal costs.
Discrimination cases are also common. An employer might illegally choose to not hire you, fire you, determine your pay unfairly, or provide adverse conditions to you, all in spite against your age or race. Adverse reactions toward your religion, gender, sexual orientation, or medical condition also all qualify as discrimination. Keep in mind the 300 day rule when pursuing a discrimination case. You do not need to be fired to pursue a case. Sometimes it can be confusing to know if you successfully have a discrimination case or not, please contact a Bracamontes & Vlasak, P.C. Attorney for a consultation.
The above listed are only two of the more common cases represented. Civil rights, medical leave, and wrongful dismissal are several other cases the firm is focused on.