Obscene and Sexual Gestures a Work

We’re not talking about the ubiquitous middle finger that says fuck you. Obscene and sexual gestures at work may include two fingers in a V shape, with a tongue in between. 

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Inappropriate gestures are also a form of sexual harassment. If they occur frequently, then it could constitute a hostile workplace. A hostile work environment causes productivity and performance to drop and can even cause a high staff turnover.

Regardless of whether the one making obscene gestures in the workplace is a colleague, supervisor, or boss, it is still counted as sexual harassment. If you see it happening to a colleague or you are experiencing sexual harassment, you should discuss the situation with a California employment attorney.

Attorney Brad Nakase can help you take action to stop sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment can cause a lot of emotional distress and impact your earning and advancement opportunities. We take it very seriously and want to help you hold your harassers accountable. Contact us today to book a free consultation to discuss your situation.

What Should You Do If You See a Sexually Offensive Gesture At Work?

First, you should report the incident to your employer. Your boss or HR department should take action to stop the sexual harassment. If you feel uncomfortable doing this, then you should consult an employment attorney first. Nakase Wade employment lawyers will help you to report the sexual harassment and ensure you are not retaliated against for reporting the incident.

If your employer does not take action or take your report seriously, then we will help you to file a claim and pursue legal action.

Our employment lawyers have decades of experience in holding sexual harassers accountable. We will help you to seek damages for emotional distress and any adverse effect the harassment may have had on your job.

Book a free consultation with us to discuss your case. We are compassionate and sensitive to the trauma that sexual harassment causes.

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