Workplace Harassment and Other Workplace Issues
Management and employee issues hamper productivity, create a negative environment and can lead to a disengaged, dysfunctional workforce. These issues can also result in both difficult and damaging legal actions that must be handled quickly with guidance from experienced, trusted attorneys.
If your company is dealing with a workplace harassment, gender discrimination in the workplace, workplace bullying or other claims, contact McKenna Storer for experienced negotiation and litigation services. Workplace harassment and bullying cases are diverse in nature due to the uniqueness of different industries. Our team has the knowledge and skills to achieve successful resolution for your organization.
Our employment law team deals with disputes and litigation involving the following:
Services supported by our understanding of the specific rights, history and nuances of gender-based harassment
Knowledge of diversity rules, regulations and standards as well as experience handling these sensitive cases
From disputes based on subtle work culture issues to policy-related interrogations, we can protect your company
All types of accessibility, termination, hiring and training equality lawsuits and claims are expertly handled by our team
Rely on our experience with workplace bullying and harassment claims that are founded on age-related discrimination
Effective resolution for both public disputes and private claims concerning sexual orientation related discrimination
Savvy, experienced investigation and litigation experience for these complex cases
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Violations
Practical advice backed by a strong understanding of employer and employee rights and privileges
Among the most common federal discrimination charges, our team has plenty of experience handling this type of litigation
The details surrounding workplace harassment are critical to protecting your company from disgruntled employees and a damaged reputation. In-depth investigations combined with our knowledge of unique industry considerations allow our team to argue your case and defend your company.
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Workplace Harassment & Discrimination Claims
With the rapid evolution of Workplace Harassment laws it is impossible to control or predict the actions of every employee and fully eliminate risk of an employment-related claim. However, with careful planning and preventative measures, you can limit the likelihood of workplace harassment situations at your company.
Over the years, our employment law team has spent countless hours helping employers dealing with workplace harassment cases. As a result, we’ve acquired a keen ability to identify patterns and develop methods of prevention that help you avoid workplace bullying claims and harmful employee litigation. We share our wealth of knowledge and resources with our clients through insightful counseling and preventative services. Our mission is to help companies like yours create a compliant, welcoming and productive work environment that is free of disruption due to employee unrest.
Our Employment Law team can help your company with timely recommendations, proven techniques and legally binding policies to mitigate workplace issues, including but not limited to:
- Diversity: Considerate, inclusive and up-to-date policies for race, religion, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation and other sensitive cases
- Requests for Accommodations: Guidance on Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and individual verbal and written requests based on familiarity with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) policies and specific medical considerations
Resolving Workplace Harassment Litigation: Proven Track Record of Success
The employment law attorneys at our firm have expertise in matters dealing with workplace harassment, employee rights, and Human Resources protocols. With decades of experience, we have helped companies facing EEOC charges and resolved a variety of harassment, bullying and discrimination claims.
Our proven negotiation strategies and record of success allow us to present companies of all sizes with alternatives to trial. Many clients prioritize a fast, discreet, and final resolution to workplace discrimination and harassment cases. Achieving these goals for your organization is our measure of a successful case.
We routinely represent clients before local, state and federal agencies, including:
- Illinois Department of Human Rights: Negotiations and representation based on eligibility, policies, rules and regulations
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): EEOC charges, investigations and representation
- Illinois Department of Labor: Specialized understanding of claims, complaints, processes and procedures
- Illinois Department of Employment Security: Assistance with benefits, taxes and rights for employers and workforce partners
- Cook County Department of Human Rights, Ethics and Women’s Issues: Specific knowledge, argumentation and documentation for gender discrimination in the workplace
- Chicago Commission on Human Relations
- United States Department of Labor: Federal case representation that is knowledgeable and thorough, taking into account available evidence and future repercussions
Workplace Harassment Legal Services—from Prevention through Resolution
Trust in our comprehensive legal services that serve to protect and uphold your rights as an employer. The team at McKenna Storer has experience representing clients across multiple industries before a variety of agencies. We are mindful of our clients’ sensitivities and provide discreet and tailored services for workplace harassment cases of any nature. Combining our employment law expertise with a focus on the unique circumstances that define your case, we deliver responsive, creative and effective services you can trust.
Contact McKenna Storer by calling 312-558-3900 (Chicago) or 815-334-9690 (Woodstock) to book your consultation and learn more about our legal services for workplace harassment, workplace bullying and gender discrimination disputes.