Tifton Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Tifton, GA

Georgia law defines sexual harassment as any unwanted conduct of a sexual nature, whether they are verbal advances or physical action. Employers are most often involved in the following types 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 Tifton can be required to create and visibly post company policies regulating sexual conduct. Such policies should include items such as contact information for reporting harassment incidents, procedures for filing claims, and any corrective or preventative measures should a claim be proven.

Georgia and federal laws created agencies that process claims involving sexual harassment. They have the authority to investigate Tifton workplaces regarding the conduct alleged in the complaints that have been filed with them. Also, under these laws, employers may not fire or retaliate against any employee who has alleged sexual harassment in a claim.

How can a Georgia attorney help?

Without expertise in the applicable laws, both investigating and proving a sexual harassment claim can be difficult. It's not uncommon for federal investigators to be too busy to handle individual claims. Because of this, working with a Tifton attorney might be the best way to make sure that your claim is processed in a timely manner.

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Life in Tifton

Tifton is the county seat of Tift County, Georgia. It boasts a population of about 17,000 and is nicknamed "The Friendly City" due to its local charm and "Southern hospitality".

Tifton is well-known for being named the "Reading Capital of the World" in the year 2000. The city earned this title through achieving several goals such as reduced illiteracy rates and increased library circulation. Additionally, Tifton has been voted one of the Top 100 Small Towns in America, and has also been named the Cleanest City in America.

Notable points of interest in Tifton include the Coastal Plain Research Arboretum, the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC), and the "Agrirama". The Agrirama is a large, 95-acre site dedicated to preserving Georgia's achievements in agriculture. The Agrirama houses Georgia's Museum of Agriculture and Living History Museum.

As you can probably tell, the agricultural industry is a large part of Tifton's culture and economy. Lawyers in Tifton, Georgia can help you address your legal needs which may be unique to Tift County. Tifton Municipal Court is where most Tifton lawyers file their cases. The municipal court is authorized to hear a wide array of legal matters.

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