Tampa, FL asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Florida

Q: I feel I have been harassed due to FMLA/accident or a sexual harassment case that is over now.

In the beginning/middle of last year I had a sexual harassment claim against the CEO of the company I work for. He was a predator. He harassed 2 other women before me and they were given a gag order and paid. He should have been fired then and wasn’t. I got it worse. I didn’t want this happening to another women. He was allowed to retire and I was given a settlement and a gag order.

Then in October of the same year I was in a bad car accident. I took a week off due to the injuries. I was given bogus verbal warnings and received 3 write ups in the month of November. I was in constant fear of being fired. I went on FMLA b/c I was not healing and the harassment at work was making it worse. While on leave they wrote me up again so that when I went back to work they gave me that one. I’m not sure if they are retaliating against the sexual harassment or the FMLA/accident but I’m on eggshells. I can’t do anything right. Do I have a case or should I leave it alone? Thank you for reading.

1 Lawyer Answer
Kevin Sanderson
Kevin Sanderson
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Sarasota, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: I do believe this is worth following up with an attorney on.

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