We handle many hostile work environment cases. Hostile work environments can exist when there is discrimination and/or harassment on the basis of an employee’s sex, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual preference, disability, and more. Strauss & Strauss, APC has been handling hostile work environment cases for over ten years.

Examples of hostile work environment cases include:

  • Sexually hostile work environment: Employer played pornographic videos at work and forced employees to watch;
  • Sexually hostile work environment: Supervisor exposed himself to employee on a regular basis despite employee’s complaints to management;
  • Racially hostile work environment: Coworkers used racial epithets when talking to African-American employee and made racially insensitive jokes on a regular basis;
  • Sexually hostile work environment: Office worker in medical office subjected to sexually suggestive behavior and comments from coworkers and male boss, including rubbing himself on worker on numerous occasions.
  • Sexually hostile work environment: Employer forced employee to drink on the job in order to loosen her up, visit him at his house after work, submit to touching on legs, and more.

Learn more about California hostile work environment law in our frequently asked question (FAQ) section.