Workplace Harassment Law

When you go to work, you should be allowed to do your job without being harassed by your co-workers. Harassment is against the law, and employers have a responsibility to implement and enforce policies to prevent harassment. Unfortunately, many California employers allow harassment to continue, making little or no effort to stop it.

Many people are hesitant to report harassment for fear of losing their jobs or some other form of retaliation. If you are being harassed on the job, you should speak to a lawyer who can help you understand your rights and work to see that those rights are protected. At Garay Law, our San José workplace harassment attorneys have experience handling all types of these cases. We have a particularly strong reputation in the area of harassment claims on behalf of workers in high-tech industries.

Working To Protect Employees In Any Workplace Harassment Case

Proving harassment in the workplace can be extremely difficult because there can sometimes be a “conspiracy of silence” among the perpetrators and others inside the company. We conduct a complete investigation into your case. We review all relevant documentation regarding the incidents you have reported as well as any incident reports or other documentation that can help us establish a pattern of behavior on the part of your harassers.

We have experience handling all types of workplace harassment claims, including:

  • Sexual harassment, including unwanted sexual advances and retaliation for refusing sexual advances
  • Harassment based on race or national origin
  • Harassment based on sexual orientation or gender identity
  • Harassment based on disability
  • Harassment based on religion
  • Harassment after reporting illegal activity by your employers
  • Harassment can come in many forms, including name-calling, workplace bullying, offensive jokes, pranks and the display of offensive images or material. No matter what type of harassment you may be facing, we will fight to end it and work to ensure that your rights are protected.

Contact One Of Our Silicon Valley Hostile Work Environment Attorneys

Contact our California law firm to discuss your workplace harassment claim with one of our lawyers. We are available during our regular business hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment evenings and weekends. You can reach us by phone at (888) 843-5209 or via email.

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Attorney Jose R. Garay

JOSE GARAY, APLC has successfully litigated and mediated (as lead counsel and co-counsel) wage and hour cases and obtained certification and appointment as class counsel in many class action lawsuits against some of the largest high-tech employers.

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Representative Cases

Garay Law is a premier boutique firm specializing in class action litigation serving clients all over California in the employment law realm. We have a strong sense of social responsibility and are committed to protecting and seeking enforcement of the rights of the California worker.

The following are representative cases Garay Law was involved in. To learn more, select one below:

  • Construction Workers: Employees Claim Meal And Rest Period Violations And Unpaid Overtime
    Case No. BC510859, Superior Court Of The State of California For Los Angeles County
  • California Labor Commissioner Cites Two Ukiah Restaurants Nearly $2 Million For Wage Theft Violations
    News Release No.: 13-57 · California Department of Industrial Relations
  • Construction Workers: Wage And Hour Lawsuit: NP Mechanical Inc.
    Case No. RIC 1307433
  • Independent Contractors: Breavex Incorporated, et al.
    Case No. 30-2011-00488995-CU-OE-CXC (Orange County Superior Court)
  • Supermarket Overtime, Rest Periods, Meal Period Violations: B & V Enterprises Inc.
    Orange County Superior Court
  • Drivers: Meal And Rest Periods, Overtime: One Stop Brake Supply Santa Ana Inc.
    Superior Court of the State of California County of Orange
  • Inside Salesperson Failure To Pay Commissions: Confidential Retail Defendant
    Superior Court of the State of California County of Orange
  • Inside Sales Person: Monex Deposit Co.
    Case No. 30-2013-00649669-CU-OE-CXC
  • Wage/Hour: Zynga Inc.
    Case No. 12-CV-217392 (Santa Clara County Superior Court)
  • Wage/Hour: Accenture LLP
    Case No. 30-2011-00496293-CU-OE-CXC
  • Wage/Hour: Novellus Systems Inc.
    Case No. 111CV212898
  • Wage/Hour: Citrix Systems Inc.
    Case No. SACV11-01121 DOC (RNBx)