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Harassment FAQs

Answers you can trust from a Salt Lake City sexual harassment lawyer

Do you have a question about sexual harassment? If so, you’ve come to the right place. For more than three decades, the Andrus Law Firm in Salt Lake City has been the legal team people trust when they have a serious sexual harassment case. Utah sexual harassment attorney Randy M. Andrus can answer your question and offer helpful legal advice.

Where you can find more answers to your sexual harassment questions

Because we realize people often have a lot of questions about sexual harassment cases, we’ve created several pages devoted to some of the most frequently asked questions about harassment:

You can also find answers to more questions below. But even if you see your specific question, we strongly urge you to contact us and schedule a free consultation with our law firm. Every case is unique. That’s why we want to meet with you and give you the most accurate information possible related to your specific circumstances.

What is your sexual harassment question?

What should I do if I have been sexually harassed at work in Utah?

Tell your supervisor you are being sexually harassed. If your supervisor is the one harassing you, tell another supervisor or your human resources department exactly what’s going on. Consult with the employee handbook or manual. We then strongly urge you to contact our law firm. The more you know about your legal rights, the better.

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What should I do if I’m being sexually harassed at work by my boss?

Tell your supervisor’s boss, another supervisor or your human resources department exactly what’s happening. You shouldn’t have to put up with sexual harassment in the workplace. You can also talk privately with our law firm about your sexual harassment complaints. Everything you say to us will remain private and confidential.

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Where should I file a complaint in Utah if I have been sexually harassed?

You can file a sexual harassment complaint in Utah in several places – with your employer or with one of several government agencies. These include the Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division (UALD) of the Utah Labor Commissioner's Office. You can also file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a federal agency.

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Is there a deadline for filing a sexual harassment complaint in Utah?

Yes. There are very strict deadlines that must be followed in Utah when filing a sexual harassment complaint. You have 180 days to file a complaint with the Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division (UALD) or 300 days to file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). However, the sooner you file a complaint, the better. Otherwise, evidence may disappear. Witnesses may move away or forget what happened. Without the facts to back up your claim, you could have a hard time winning your case.

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Who investigates workplace sexual harassment complaints in Utah?

Depending on where you file a sexual harassment complaint, either the Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division (UALD) or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will likely investigate your complaint. If you’re not sure where to file a complaint, simply contact us. Attorney Randy M. Andrus can talk with you for free and suggest the best approach for successfully resolving your case.

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What should I do if my sexual harassment complaint is not being taken seriously?

Talk to a sexual harassment attorney at our law firm as soon as possible. Everything you say to us during your free consultation will remain private and confidential. You can trust us to provide you with honest advice about what you should do. That way, you can make an informed decision about what to do next.

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Can I file a lawsuit against my company if I’m being sexually harassed at work in Utah?

Sometimes. Often, the key factor concerning whether you can file a sexual harassment lawsuit against your employer involves whether your employer knew about the harassment. If your employer knew but did not do anything to stop your harassment, you may be able to file a lawsuit on the grounds of your employer creating a hostile work environment. There are many other circumstances in which you may be able to successfully file a lawsuit against your company. That’s why it’s important to talk to a lawyer who knows the law in Utah and understands how the legal system works here.

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How much is my sexual harassment lawsuit worth?

There’s no set dollar amount on how much your sexual harassment lawsuit is worth in Utah. Each case is unique. Depending on the circumstances of your sexual harassment claim, your case could be worth thousands or even millions of dollars in certain circumstances. That’s why it’s important to talk to a lawyer as soon as possible about all the legal options available to you.

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How long does it normally take to resolve sexual harassment complaints in Utah?

Each case varies. In general, most government agencies take up to a year to complete their formal investigation. Investigations can sometimes take much longer. That’s why it’s important to be patient, but also proactive. The sooner you take legal action, the stronger your legal case will likely be. That’s why we want to meet with you.

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Can I remain anonymous if I file a sexual harassment complaint in Utah?

Unfortunately, not always. In order to file a sexual harassment complaint in Utah, you will ultimately need to identify yourself. If you are not sure what to do, you can talk to our law firm for free and everything you discuss with us will remain private and confidential. That way, you can decide what you want to do and protect your privacy. If you decide to file a complaint, we will be there with you every step of the way, protecting your rights and being your voice for justice.

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Why should I hire a Salt Lake City sexual harassment lawyer?

It’s important to remember that the person who harassed you and/or your employer likely already has an attorney working for them, defending their actions. That’s because many sexual harassment claims can end up costing companies or individuals accused of harassment thousands or even millions of dollars, depending on the circumstances involving your case.

Salt Lake City sexual harassment attorney Randy M. Andrus knows what you’re going through – and he wants to help. Our law firm can help level the playing field. We can investigate your claim. We can represent you in court. We can make sure your voice is heard loud and clear. That’s because we realize your case is about more than just money. It’s about holding people responsible for their actions. It’s about making sure your rights are respected. It’s about justice.

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