FAQs About Harassment By the CEO/ Owner of the Company
Our Salt Lake City sexual harassment lawyer can help you take a stand
Are you dealing with a sexual harassment case involving the owner or CEO of your company? These cases can be very complicated – and very intimidating. Some people who have been sexually harassed by the owner of a company are reluctant to take legal action for fear of losing their job and the differential of power. That’s why we want help.
We know what you’re going through at the Andrus Law Firm in Salt Lake City. That’s because our law firm has been working with people harassed on the job throughout Utah. We know the law. We know how the legal system works and we want to answer your questions.
Below, you’ll find some of the most frequently asked questions about sexual harassment involving the owner of your company. You can also find a harassment FAQs on other pages on our website. We also encourage you to contact us and schedule your free consultation with Salt Lake City sexual harassment attorney Randy M. Andrus. Everything you say will remain confidential and private. You have our word on that.
What is your question about being harassed by the owner of your company?
- Who should I file a sexual harassment complaint with in Utah if my company’s owner is harassing me?
- Can the owner of my company fire me if I file a sexual harassment complaint?
- What should I do if I lose my job because I complained about my company’s owner harassing me?
- Who investigates sexual harassment complaints in Utah involving my company’s owner?
- Can I file a lawsuit against my company if the owner of the company sexually harasses me?
- What should I do if my sexual harassment complaint against my company’s owner is not being taken seriously?
In these circumstances, some people are reluctant to file a complaint with a supervisor or another employee at their job. That’s why many people choose to file a complaint with one of the following state or federal agencies:
Utah Antidiscrimination & Labor Division (UALD) of the Utah Labor Commissioner's Office
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a federal agency
No. Firing someone for filing a sexual harassment complaint is against the law in Utah. Numerous state and federal laws exist which are designed to protect the rights against employers from taking action. That’s why you should talk to a sexual harassment attorney as soon as possible if you have been fired because you complained about your company’s owner sexually harassing you.
Take immediate legal action. Your rights have been violated and you should not have been fired for making a complaint about being harassed by the owner of your company. You can file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or the Utah Antidiscrimination & Labor Division (UALD) of the Utah Labor Commissioner's Office. You can also talk to us for free about what to do. Our law firm offers a free, confidential consultation to all prospective clients. We respect your privacy and anything you discuss with us will remain private.
Depending on who you filed your sexual harassment complaint with, either the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or the Utah Antidiscrimination & Labor Division (UALD) of the Utah Labor Commissioner's Office will likely investigate your complaint. Often, you can choose which government agency to file a complaint with in Utah. The investigation process often takes several months to complete. We’ll be there for you every step of the way.
Sometimes. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be able to successfully sue your company for being sexually harassed by the owner of your company. Often, the key factor in such cases involves whether your company knew and if they did anything to stop such behavior or punished the company’s owner for his or her actions. Finding evidence of wrongdoing in these cases can be extremely challenging. That’s why it’s critical that you have an experienced, Utah sexual harassment lawyer investigating your case and fighting for your rights.
Contact our law firm right away. Your sexual harassment complaint against the owner of your company deserves to be taken seriously by your employer and the government agency investigating your claim. We can work with you to make sure this happens. Salt Lake City sexual harassment attorney Randy M. Andrus knows how the legal system works in Utah. He knows how to investigate complicated claims. Our legal team isn’t intimidated by the group of lawyers your company has likely hired to defend your boss’s actions. Utah’s harassment laws apply to everyone – and that includes the owner of your company. That’s why we would be honored to work with you.