Q: How do I protect my job if I need to file a sexual harassment claim against my manager?
It’s a tough issue in that you are obliged to complain but must depend on the good faith, clout and diligence of Human Resources or whichever entity will investigate and have the duty to remediate your complaint. You can increase the odds of a favorable outcome by keeping regular documentation of all key conversations, and by promptly consulting with an experienced NJ employment attorney. This attorney can help guide you through the internal complaint and investigation process.
A: You’re considered to be in a protected class if you make a complaint of sexual harassment so they cannot retaliate against you after making a complaint. A consultation may be worthwhile to determine your options.
A: Before you report the claim you should consult with an experienced employment law attorney so that the complaint is properly documented based upon applicable law. Feel free to contact our office.
A: First you file a complaint with your company's HR dept. then you should retain counsel. Do not let geographic restrictions get in the way of retaining the best attorney. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
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