Margate Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Margate, FL

Florida law defines sexual harassment as any unwanted conduct of a sexual nature, whether they are verbal advances or physical acts. Sexual advances, creating a hostile work environment that is blatantly sexual in nature, and sexual advances are some of the more prevalent forms of sexual harassment amongst employers.

How does Florida Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First, Margate employers can be required to formulate company policies that specifically address sexual harassment in the workplace. These must be posted in a visible area such as a break room. Matters covered by such policies should include contact information used by employees to report incidents, handling procedures for claims, and corrective measures (in the event that a claim turns out to be successful).

Furthermore, federal and Florida laws create specific agencies which are responsible for handling sexual harassment cases. The agencies are given authority to investigate workplaces in Margate to determine if the incidents alleged in the complaints they receive are true. Additionally, these laws prohibit employers from firing an employee for alleging sexual harassment or taking any action in retaliation to a claim.

How can a Florida attorney help?

A claim for sexual harassment may be difficult to investigate and establish without the proper expertise in the relevant areas of law. It's fairly common for federal officials who investigate these issues to be overworked. Thus, hiring a Margate lawyer can be the surest way to file your sexual harassment claim within the deadlines specified by the state of Florida.

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Life in Margate

Margate is a part of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach metropolitan area. Margate has an approximate population of 54,000 people.

Two of the most popular attractions in Margate include Sparez and the Eagle Lakes Golf Course. Margate is filled with many naturistic spots where residents and tourists can sit back, relax, and enjoy nature!

Being so near Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Margate residents have available to them a plethora of law firms that train excellent attorenys. These attorneys are highly-qualified to handle both simple and complex legal matters.

All in all, Margate offers residents a small town feel with an unified, community-like spirit.

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