Hinesville Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Hinesville, GA

Georgia law defines sexual harassment as any unwanted conduct of a sexual nature, whether they are verbal advances or physical acts. Employers are most commonly involved in the following forms of sexual harassment acts: demanding sexual favors in exchange for promotions, creating a sexually offensive work environment, and making sexual advances.

How does Georgia Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First, employers who are located in Hinesville can be required to implement and visibly post company policies regulating sexual conduct. These policies may include contact information for an employee to report sexual harassment, the process for handling such claims, and the corrective measures for when a claim is proven.

Furthermore, federal and Georgia laws create specific agencies which are responsible for handling sexual harassment cases. The agencies are given authority to investigate workplaces in Hinesville to determine if the incidents alleged in the complaints they receive are true. Such laws also make it illegal for employers to dismiss an employee for filing a harassment claim or to take any other action based on retaliation against the employee.

How can a Georgia attorney help?

It can be difficult to both investigate and show a sexual harassment claim without having any expertise in the applicable areas of law. Federal investigators are often extremely overworked. With that in mind, you should consider speaking with an attorney in Hinesville, as this may be the ideal way to ensure that your claim is filed before the deadlines set by the laws of Georgia.

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Life in Hinesville

Hinesville is home to 35,000 Georgians who live in the seat of Liberty County. The city covers a total of 16.3 square miles of pristine Georgia land. Hinesville is known for its coastal channels that provide plentiful water and food for local deer and wild hogs living in the dense forests of pine and oak trees. Residents and visitors experience these majestic woods and wildlife firsthand at the Cay Creek Wetlands. The wetlands are waterways that stretch between Hinesville and Midway including the historic Liberty Trail. There are also a number of lawyers in Hinesville who know local courts. Hinesville lawyers take many different cases and are able to practice statewide but often have more experience with local courts.  

Another one of Hinesville's many claims to fame is hometown of 3 Declaration of Independence signers: Lyman Hall, George Walton, and Button Gwinnett. The city isn't all historical and natural attractions. Hinesville is also home to some of the best shopping in the area with a number of chain and boutique shops. There are also a number of popular restaurants in Hinesville. The center of the city and old town sections are the most popular providing a mix of shopping, restaurants, and great nightlife. 

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