Texas Attorney for Victims of Sexual Assault in the WorkplaceSexual Abuse on the job and in the workplace.
Many employees don’t know that they have rights under the law or they are afraid that their employer will retaliate against them if they report sexual harassment. If you were subjected to unwanted sexual advances at work you have rights under the law to recover for the on – the –job discrimination. Also your employer can be held accountable if he fires you in retaliation for reporting the harassment.
Victims of work place sexual harassment may recover damages in the form of future pecuniary losses, emotional pain and suffering, inconvenience, mental anguish, loss of enjoyment of life, and other nonpecuniary losses. Also a victim may be able to recover punitive damages if they can demonstrate that an employer acted with malice or callous indifference.