Under California law, employers must provide workplaces that are free of sexual harassment, defined as unwanted sexual advances, or visual, verbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature.

Chris, Susan Fowler’s account of her harassment at Uber seems far too typical of what women in tech experience. Why is it that so many women in tech are discriminated against? What should we do?

— Maria, San Francisco

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Christopher B. Dolan is the owner of the Dolan Law Firm. Vanessa Deniston is a senior associate attorney in our Oakland office. We serve clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and California from our offices in San Francisco, Oakland and Los Angeles. Email questions and topics for future articles to: Each situation is different, and this column does not constitute legal advice. We recommend that you consult with an experienced trial attorney to fully understand your rights.