Amazingly, while sexual harassment has been on the public radar for more than twenty years, we still regularly receive telephone calls and email inquiries regarding inappropriate or offensive sexual conduct on a weekly basis. To that extent, it appears that sexual harassment is an entrenched part of certain workplaces, particularly in male-dominated workplaces where there is substantial "down" time, such as automobile dealerships, warehouses, construction sites, furniture stores and similar business establishments.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") defines sexual harassment as unwelcome requests for sexual favors, sexual advances, and other physical or verbal conduct that is sexual in nature when submission to or rejection of this conduct either explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment, creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, or unreasonably interferes with an individuals' work performance. If you wish to file a claim for sexual harassment with the EEOC or the Maryland Commission for Human Rights, you must do so within 300 days of the alleged sexual harassment.
Andrew Dansicker has extensive experience analyzing potential sexual harassment claims and litigating sexual harassment claims at the state, federal and administrative levels. If you are experiencing an uncomfortable situation on the job as a result of sexual harassment, or if you have been retaliated against after complaining about sexual harassment, contact Andrew Dansicker at The Law Office of Andrew M. Dansicker. To reach Mr. Dansicker immediately please fill out the consultation form and he will return your email within 24 hours.