North Port Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in North Port, FL

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

How does Florida Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First, North Port employers can be required to establish 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 true).

There are also agencies which are appointed by federal and Florida law for the specific purpose of handling sexual harassment cases. Such agencies have the authority to investigate work sites to determine if the complaints they receive in North Port are true. These laws also prohibit employers from firing workers or taking any retaliatory action against workers who have complained of sexual harassment.

How can a Florida attorney help?

If you do not have any expertise in the applicable laws, it may be difficult to investigate and establish a claim involving sexual harassment. It's fairly common for federal officials who investigate these matters to be overworked. Therefore, hiring an attorney in North Port can be the safest way to file your claim within the deadlines for sexual harassment claims that Florida has defined.

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Life in North Port

North Port is a very small city located in the Sarasota County of Florida. It was first developed by the General Development Corporation as a part of its Port Charlotte development. Later, the city came under the name North Port. North Port is located between Tampa and Fort Myers.

Some popular attractions of North Point are the Heron Creek Golf Country Club, and Bobcat Trail Golf Country Club. North Port is also filled with many naturist spots. Therefore there are many walking, hiking, and bike trails. Essentially it is a nature lover's dream.

North Point is very small. Therefore there are a few small law offices with excellent attorneys.

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