Q: retaliation case my supervisor had his employee to take a cellphon picture under my dress.what case law can I use

My supervisor did not compensate me for work performed and lied and said 7:45am -5:15pm was 8 hours and was committing fraud. What caselaw can I use for this

1 Lawyer Answer
Matthew T. Famiglietti
Matthew T. Famiglietti
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Washington, DC
  • Licensed in District of Columbia

A: Is this a matter involving a DC employer? If so, I would be glad to give you a free 30 minute consultation tomorrow morning, August 16th at 10 am.

Clearly, videotaping under your skirt could well constitute sexual harassment in the work place. Did you report this incident to HR? Or have you filed a complaint with the DC Human Rights Office which has jurisdiction over employers in DC? Or did you file a complaint with the EEOC?

As far as case law goes, there is a US Supreme Court decision that defines the definition of sexual harassment under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth, 524 U.S. 742 (1998). As I said before, if you would like a consultation, please feel free to call me at 202-669-5880 tomorrow morning at 10 am. Please confirm whether you will be calling me or not by the end of today.

Matthew T. Famiglietti

Attorney at Law

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