According to the Human Rights Commission, approximately 1 in 5 women and 1 in 20 men experience sexual harassment in the work place at some time in their careers.
Although it may not always be direct or obvious and may only be noticed by you, you should not sit back and allow it to continue. What constitutes sexual harassment is quite broad and complex.
If you have experienced unwanted or unwelcome sexual conduct in the workplace which made you feel offended or intimidated, you should contact us as you may be eligible to lodge a claim against your employer at the Human Rights Commission.
We will fight for your rights ensuring that your dignity and confidence is restored.
Do I have to quit my job?
No you don’t. If you do not have a dedicated Human Resources team at your workplace you should call us on 1800 793 925 to discuss the matter. We are available outside of business hours if you wish to discuss your situation before or after work.
How do I know if I have been sexually harassed?
Call 1800 793 925 to discuss your claim for free. We will ensure that all discussions are kept completely confidential.
What can I achieve by making a claim?
A variety of remedies can be sought which may include an apology from your employer, disciplinary action taken against the aggressor, payment of compensation or revision of the employer’s workplace policies.
Why should I choose UDA?
We have years of experience in handling claims against employers for various types of discrimination. Coupled with this are retainer options which include ‘No Win, No Fee’ or capped price fees. Our fees are transparent and we do not charge by the hour.
Do I have to speak to my former employer?
No, we will handle all correspondence with the Human Rights Commission and liaise with your former employer and ensure the only people you have to speak to are us.