Live Oak, FL asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida

Q: Do I have a case if a company rehires someone who sexually harassed me?

There was an shift leader who would repeatedly call me endearing names, attempt to hold my hand, hug me, and put me in random chokeholds. He eventually slapped me on the rear which was seen by cameras and another employee. I reported this to management(The GM and another shift leader. They assured me it was reported to HR and the evidence was saved) and requested not to work with him. They switched his shift for a while and then returned him where he was rude and unfair. I complained again and was shifted to overnights. I then put in my two weeks notice and tried looking for other employment. I learned I was “non-rehireable and went to HR. I learned no report was made and I was rehired at another department inside the same store. The new GM (the previous shift leader I reported too) is now rehiring the employee. I will still see and work near him everyday.

1 Lawyer Answer
Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You may have a claim. Does the company have more than 15 employees? Discuss your case with counsel here in Florida about contingency fee representation which means you pay nothing unless you win.

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