Melbourne Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Melbourne, 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 common forms of sexual harassment amongst employers.

How does Florida Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First, Melbourne 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 Melbourne to determine if the incidents alleged in the complaints they receive are true. Also, under these laws, employers may not fire or retaliate against any employee who has alleged sexual harassment in a claim.

How can a Florida attorney help?

If you do not have any expertise in the applicable laws, it may be difficult to investigate and prove a claim involving sexual harassment. Federal investigators are often extremely overworked. With that in mind, you should consider speaking with an attorney in Melbourne, as this may be the ideal way to ensure that your claim is filed before the deadlines set by the laws of Florida.

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Life in Melbourne

When people think of Melbourne, they think Australia. However, the state of Florida also has a city named Melbourne. Melbourne was named in honor of its first postmaster, Cornthwaite John Hector. Hector had spent a majority of his life in Melbourne, Australia. Hence, the name Melbourne arose!

Popular employers in the city include DRS Technologies, General Electric, Harris Corporation, Northrop Grumman, Rockwell Collins and Embraer. Many of these companies are in the defense field. Therefore, much of Melbourne's workforce labors towards providing our country with top-notch defense.

Some popular attractions in Melbourne include the Foosaner Art Museum, the Historic Rossetter House Museum, Brevard Zoo, Wickham Park, and the Liberty Bell Memorial Museum.

Melbourne is filled with many small law offices, where attorneys work hard to provide excellent legal services and personalized attention!

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