Sexual Harassment and Assault

The attorneys at CB&P have zero tolerance for sexual harassment and assault and will fight endlessly for your sense of safety and justice. 

What is Sexual Harassment?
According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, sexual harassment includes unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature in the workplace or learning environment. 

Examples of Sexual Harassment: 

  • Requests for sexual favors 
  • Verbal harassment of a sexual nature, including jokes referring to sexual acts or sexual orientation 
  • Feeling pressured to engage with someone sexually 
  • Unwanted sexually explicit photos, emails, or text messages 

What is Sexual Assault? 
According to RAINN, Sexual assault refers to sexual contact or behavior, often physical, that occurs without the consent of the victim. While sexual harassment typically violates civil laws, sexual assault typically refers to acts that are criminal. 

Examples of Sexual Assault:

  • Attempted rape or forced penetration of the victim’s body 
  • Forcing victims to perform sexual acts 
  • Unwanted sexual touching 

How We Can Help 
We understand that this is an incredibly difficult time for you, and we want to ensure we’re there for you every step of the way. We also help survivors of sexual assault outside of the workplace with civil claims related to the assault, including sexual harassment and assault that occurs at schools or universities.

Leading Employment Lawyers

Do you feel you’ve been a victim of sexual harassment or sexual assault in the workplace? Our experienced attorneys are ready to fight for you. 

Locations in Columbia and Rock Hill
P.O. Box 11675
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 799-9530

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