Jersey City, NJ asked in Sexual Harassment for New Jersey

Q: A coworker made a bogus sexual harassment charge up just to get me fired. What should I do to fight back?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Christopher J. Eibeler
Christopher J. Eibeler
  • Holmdel, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Employers have an obligation to conduct a prompt, thorough and complete investigation into complaints of sexual harassment. This obligation is owed to both the alleged victim and the accused. A proper investigation will include the accused being interviewed by the investigator. You should be prepared to tell the truth and answer all questions to the best of your ability. I would also recommend you consult with an experienced employment lawyer prior to your interview.

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