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FAQs About Harassment By A Co-Worker

A Salt Lake City sexual harassment lawyer can help you hold your co-worker accountable

Are you being sexually harassed at work in Utah by a co-worker? Have a question about your sexual harassment case? Get accurate information from an experienced, Salt Lake City sexual harassment attorney who knows how the system works – and knows how to get results. Contact the Andrus Law Firm in Salt Lake City.

Attorney Randy M. Andrus and the rest of his legal team have decades of experience handling complex cases. That’s why we put together pages like this to address your harassment FAQs. We realize people want answers to their questions right away if they have been harassed by a co-worker.

It is also important to remember that every harassment case is different. That’s why we want to meet with you as soon as possible to learn more about your case. Contact our law firm and schedule your free consultation. Everything you discuss with us will remain private and confidential. You have our word.

What is your question about being harassed by a co-worker at your company?

Do I have to tell my supervisor at work if a co-worker is harassing me?

Yes, you should notify your supervisor or someone in a position of authority at your company that a co-worker is harassing you. That way, you’ll have an official record of what’s happening to you – something that can be very important when filing a sexual harassment complaint at work. That’s because the co-worker harassing you will likely deny doing anything wrong. You know what happened. We can work with you to make sure the truth comes out.

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Who can I file a sexual harassment complaint with in Utah if my co-worker is harassing me?

You have several choices when it comes to filing a sexual harassment complaint against a co-worker in Utah. You can simply file your complaint with your employer. You can also file a complaint with one of the following government agencies – the Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division (UALD) or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Whatever path you’re considering pursuing, talk to us. We can explain the pros and cons of different approaches to your harassment complaint.

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What should I do if I lose my job because I complained about my co-worker harassing me?

Contact our law firm right away. This is a very serious matter. Your rights have clearly been violated if you were wrongfully terminated in retaliation for filing a sexual harassment complaint against a co-worker. That’s why it’s important to take legal action right away. Most likely, you will need to file a complaint with the Utah Antidiscrimination & Labor Division or U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. We can discuss all the options available to you when you meet with us for free during your confidential consultation.

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Who investigates sexual harassment complaints in Utah involving a co-worker?

Most likely, the Utah Antidiscrimination and Labor Division (UALD) or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will investigate your sexual harassment complaint. Depending on the circumstances of your case, other local, state or federal agencies may be involved in your investigation. Whoever’s responsible for investigating your claim, we can be your advocate for justice. We can conduct our own independent investigation. That way, you can make sure the facts are right and your voice is heard loud and clear. You can count on us.

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Can I file a lawsuit against my company if a co-worker sexually harasses me?

Sometimes. However, the process can be very complicated when it comes to suing your company if you have been sexually harassed by a co-worker. In many cases, you will first need to file an administrative charge with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission before you can file a lawsuit against your employer. Otherwise, your lawsuit will likely be dismissed. After you file a complaint with the EEOC, they will investigate your claim and then decide if you can file a lawsuit against your employer. We can work with you to make sure the EEOC and anyone else investigating your claim has the facts right. We can be your voice for justice.

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What should I do if my sexual harassment complaint against my co-worker is not being taken seriously?

Contact our law firm immediately. You have been through enough. The last thing you need to deal with is having your sexual harassment complaint ignored. We can work with you to demand that your complaint receives the attention it rightfully deserves. This may include filing a complaint or following up on an existing complaint filed with a state or federal agency investigating your claim. In certain circumstances, we may be able to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against your employer on your behalf. That’s why it’s important to talk to us as soon as possible to learn more about your legal options.

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How can a lawyer help me with my sexual harassment complaint against my co-worker?

Sexual harassment claims involving a co-worker can be complicated for many different reasons. Often, the person harassing you will deny doing anything wrong. Worst of all, your employer might take their side. Why would they do this? Because in many cases, many employers failed to do anything to stop such harassment. As a result, they know they could potentially be sued for failing to protect your rights. That’s why you need a sexual harassment attorney on your side who understands the law and who can stand up for rights. Otherwise, your harassment complaint might not get the attention it rightfully deserves. We should know. We’ve been handling such complex cases for decades. That’s why we want to meet with you. Schedule an appointment today. Everything we discuss during your free consultation will remain private and confidential. We simply want to help you.

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