Monroe, NC asked in Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for North Carolina

Q: Can i report harassment for someone else if theyre afraid or ignored after they complained and got fired for complaining

my girlfriend was just fired after she had complained to her district manager about her general manager harassing her. So i wrote an email to the owner but hes refusing to talk to me or investigate and wants to talk to her but she already made an attempt to talk to the district manager. Doesnt he still have to do an investigation regardless of who reports it. He said since im not an employee there he isnt going to listen/talk to me.

The GM has sexually harassed my girlfriend along with hitting another employee who is a minor with a wooden stick and left a welt. She also fired another employee because he spoke up about her making fun of another employee for her eyes not going straight. she is also a minor and has a disability.

My girlfriend wrote an email to the district manager and he said he was going to come and talk to both of them but never came. Then when my girlfriend complained again she was fired the next day

1 Lawyer Answer
Kirk Angel
Kirk Angel
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Concord, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Sure you can. But your girlfriend needs to consult with an employment attorney immediately.

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