Newport is a town in and the county seat of Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States. It is 43 miles (69 km) west-northwest of Concord, on the Sugar River. The population was 6,269 at the 2000 census. Newport includes the villages of Kelleyville and Guild. A covered bridge is in the northwest. The area is noted for maple sugar and apple orchards. The central settlement in town, where over 63% of the population resides, is defined as the Newport census-designated place (CDP), and is located at the junction of New Hampshire Routes 10 and 11, adjacent to the Sugar River.

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What is sexual harassment law?

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an employment, unreasonably interferes with an work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment. Lawyers who handle sexual harassment cases represent individuals -- usually employees or students -- who have been victimized by unwanted verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, or subjected to sexually offensive behavior that creates an unfavorable environment. Sexual harassment attorneys may also represent employers, school districts, and businesses that are named defendants in sexual harassment lawsuits.

Answers to sexual harassment law issues in New Hampshire

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...