Atlanta, GA asked in Civil Rights, Employment Law, Sexual Harassment and Employment Discrimination for Georgia

Q: Can I sue my job for sexual discrimination

So I’m wanting to know if I can sue my job for sexual discrimination because today on 11/15/23 I was given three days suspension for giving my female lead the finger and swearing at a male co worker but they did nothing when I came to my supervisor when somebody was watching me in the bathroom not a single write up or anything

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Sacramento, CA

A: You may have grounds to pursue a legal claim for sexual discrimination, but it's important to understand that the success of such a lawsuit can depend on various factors. In your situation, it seems like you've been treated differently based on your gender, as evidenced by the suspension for an incident that didn't result in any disciplinary action when you reported someone watching you in the bathroom.

To take action, start by documenting all relevant incidents, including dates, times, individuals involved, and any witnesses. Keep records of any communication you've had with your supervisor or HR regarding these matters.

Next, consider consulting with an attorney who specializes in employment law. They can review your case in more detail and provide guidance on the strength of your claim. In cases of workplace discrimination, it's crucial to follow the appropriate legal procedures and deadlines, so an attorney can help you navigate this process effectively.

Ultimately, the viability of your lawsuit will depend on the specific details and evidence of your case, so seeking legal advice is a prudent step to determine the best course of action.

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