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How can work harassment lawyers be found?

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The LegalMatch website offers a "Find a Lawyer" feature that enables visitors seeking a work harassment lawyer to choose the relevant area of employment law, enter their zip code, provide confidential details of their situation and connect with a local attorney who has the required specialization. The website also offers an information page listing the most common types of workplace issues. Clicking on the "INFO" link following a workplace issue opens a page that provides details on that particular subject.

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Employees who have experienced workplace harassment can also contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC, to file a complaint. The EEOC's website has a "Frequently Asked Questions" page that can be accessed through the drop-down menu on the "Contact Us" link on the home page navigation bar. Instructions for filing a workplace discrimination complaint, along with information on other issues and procedures handled by the agency, can be found on the "Frequently Asked Questions" page.

Although workplace harassment often takes the form of sexual harassment, it can refer to any form of behavior that has the effect of undermining an employee. The offensive, hostile or threatening behavior can be directed toward an employee's religion, age, place of birth, political beliefs, disability or sex. The harasser may choose any of these diversity issues as a means of making another employee feel uncomfortable.

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