Kingsland, GA asked in Sexual Harassment and Education Law for Florida

Q: Can an esthetics instructor lose their license for sexually harassing students.

Recently graduated from esthetics school in Florida but it was the worst experience I've ever had. One of the things we can be taught is a Brazilian wax where all of the last but are waxed. I was the demo for my instructor and during the wax, she kept making comments along the lines “oh look at the way that booty jiggles” or to the otter students about me “she must be a freak in the bed”. She's a truly evil woman and tried getting me and other students kicked out every other day so you can understand why I was scared to speak up. The school does know about 90% of the things she has done and refuses to fire her so is there a way to get her license removed instead?

1 Lawyer Answer
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Assuming you are referring to "cosmetology" as defined in Florida Statute 477.013 (4), no, it is doubtful. The conduct you describe doesn't appear to be a crime.

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