Winston-Salem, NC asked in Sexual Harassment for North Carolina

Q: If you file a complaint for sexual harassment can you keep your job while the investigation is pending?

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Kirk Angel
Kirk Angel
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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Yes, if your employer has at least 15 employees. If you report unlawful sexual harassment, the report is a protected activity. It is unlawful to subject a person who has engaged in a protected activity to retaliation. The employee who has reported the sexual harassment should be maintained in his or her current job unless the employee wants to be moved or held out of work.

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