i stopped coming to work out of fear and was fired. Could I sue for sexual harassment?
answered on Jun 5, 2023
Legal remedies depend upon where you live. Federal law applies nationally, and includes Title VII protection against sexual harassment and gender discrimination. States and localities can enact laws that protect against sexual harassment. Different time requirements, and potential administrative... Read more »
This is a case about a correctional offiicer accused of sexual abuse of a ward in Brooklyn mdc. I want to know if this case was handled tried and if he was convicted and sentenced.
An ex-friend accused me of adultery with her husband who she separated from. I have multiple text messages, and Facebook admitting to her slandering me to others as well as 3rd party sources and friends informing me of what she's said. It's my word against hers; how do I prove that I am... Read more »
answered on Feb 6, 2023
I suggest you hire a lawyer to write a "cease and desist" letter to your ex-friend. The lawyer will likely inform your ex-friend that publishing defamatory statements would subject your ex-friend to liability regarding any and all damages suffered by you. And that falsely accusing... Read more »
The following transaction was entered on 8/30/2022 at 4:28 PM EDT and filed on 8/30/2022
Case Name: DAVIS v. CHESTER CROZER HOSPITAL et al
Case Number: 2:21-cv-05035-CMR
WARNING: CASE CLOSED on 06/03/2022
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answered on Sep 8, 2022
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii), the Court may dismiss a case if it determines that your Complaint, accepting every allegation as true, "fails to state a claim on which relief may be granted." In layman's terms, it means the Court is dismissing your case because the facts... Read more »
I was a foster child under the care of B**** & S**** K**** at ages ( 10 - 13 ) they were under Hogares Inc which i googled and saw they are permanently closed. Anyway i came out to my foster mom at the time and she continued to not do anything about it. As the adult i am today stress, Anxiety,... Read more »
answered on Jun 3, 2022
That would probably be a New Mexico case, so post your question under NM, not NY. You will need to state the years of abuse and when you turned 18.
A few days ago I had a kickback with a few guy friends and one female friend. We were drinking and in the night the female friend passed out drunk. I had to pick her up and move her to get a charger and blanket she was sleeping on. The next day after she leaves she starts accusing me of crazy... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2022
I noticed that you posted from Boston. I practice in New York.
You definitely must consult an employment lawyer in the state where the event occurred or where your primary workplace is located. The laws of one or possibly both states may apply.
Under New York's Executive Law... Read more »
I took a picture of my foot in a company car and for the first time in years it for some reason was an issue to him. Literally my own foot . Could not identify anything else, riding a half hour to a location for work. He also regularly harasses me and makes inappropriate comments making me fear... Read more »
answered on Aug 31, 2021
Are you working off the clock? Unpaid overtime for answering calls, texts, emails? He might owe you for up to 6 years of unpaid wages. You could insist on being paid for all that time and firing you for that would be retaliation.
Have you considered telling him that you find his behavior... Read more »
I worked for a client company through a temp agency. I attempted to report a coworker for sexual harassment and the client company director lied and told HR that I was having a sexual relationship with the man to protect him. I denied the accusations and have gotten bullied by other coworkers... Read more »
answered on Feb 23, 2021
Under state and federal law, employers have an obligation to investigate sexual harassment and take steps to prevent it and to prevent retaliation against those who make complaints. You should contact an employment lawyer to review all the facts and legal issues associated with your situation to... Read more »
I am looking into what my options are as far as pressing charges so more information would he helpful.
answered on Oct 29, 2020
You can consult with local precinct or the local district attorney. Or consult a local attorney. There are civil and criminal ramifications.
Early in 2019, New York passed new legislation extending the statute of limitations for sexual abuse claims in the state. Before this legislation,... Read more »
answered on Dec 10, 2019
The short answer is yes. Usually, its a parent, sibling or partner that was assaulted and later presents themselves as a surety or just wants to resume contact. What you need to check to see if there are any court orders prohibiting the offender from contact. Sometimes those are stand alone court... Read more »
Im new to my workplace and a coworker IM’d “hello. I just like to get to know all of the new workers.” We exchanged back and fourth about our school and work histories but he asked abruptly “what’s the dirtiest thing you’ve done? Not PG.” And I said nothing. He then proceeded to say... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2019
Difficult to fully and properly answer, context is everything, but briefly, sexual harassment can include: Unwelcome sexual advances; Offensive remarks about a person’s gender; Requests for sexual favours; Physical intimidation. It all depends on the context the remarks are made and if they... Read more »
answered on May 1, 2019
Depending on the circumstances, this could be a complicated issue. If they are trying to use the recordings to blackmail you, extort you, or threaten you, it could be a few different crimes (although the legislature passed the revenge porn law, I do not believe it’s been signed into law). If you... Read more »
I served on the board of directors as vice president I was thrown off the board by the false allegation and now my name is being tarnished in the community. I need to speak with someone in regards to my rights and what i can do legally.
answered on Apr 3, 2019
Hire a competent lawyer who has experience in dealing with (very troublesome) cooperative associations.
answered on Jan 22, 2019
See: http://www.ncsl.org/research/human-services/state-civil-statutes-of-limitations-in-child-sexua.aspx. Apart from statutes of limitations in such issues, evidence is particularly tricky after such a long time, particularly in sex abuse cases. Also see:... Read more »
My Husband got papers from work in December 6, 2018 from work it states:
He didn't sign for any papers.
The papers went directly sent to work only.
He was accused of sexual harassment in October 31 2017. He was suspended from work for 2 months and returned to work in... Read more »
answered on Dec 27, 2018
Sexual harassment includes all unwelcome sexual advances or behaviors in the workplace, even when you are not yet an employee of that company. If you were sexually harassed or discriminated against because of your gender during a job interview, it may or may not be severe enough to file a claim.... Read more »
answered on Dec 11, 2018
Isolated or scattered remarks even if unwelcome are almost never severe.
Harassment must be severe or pervasive meaning it's recurring. Of course your employer might have a dating policy and violating that is at your own risk.
You might want to run it by HR. I have heard of... Read more »
supervisor switched positions within the company and now it's been three years. Am I too late to file?
answered on Nov 26, 2018
Employees need to report harassment. Of course now the New York State Law protects employees who are sole employees so unwelcome conduct by just the owner of a company would be covered.
You must file charges with the EEOC within 300 days of the last discriminatory action or 1 year to file a... Read more »
sue my employer directly and avoid pre-litigation mediation at my workplace?
answered on Nov 5, 2018
Check your employee handbook. There are usually alternatives i.e. your manager.
If there is no handbook seek an employment lawyer.
We dont file lawsuits immediately unless the client wants to litigate. Most dont when they realize what that entails.
answered on Oct 25, 2018
If there is a reasonable belief that physical harm may occur the police will interview and may refer it to a judge for an order of protection.
You should first discuss this with human resources. If human resources determined that you have taken some action against company policy it could... Read more »
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