Idaho law defines sexual harassment as any unwanted conduct of a sexual nature, whether they are verbal advances or physical acts. Prevalent examples of sexual harassment done by employers include making sexual advances, creating an overtly sexual and offensive work environment, and making demands for sexual favors as a condition to promotion.
How does Idaho Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?
First, employers in Hailey are often required to formulate company policies regarding sexual conduct, which must be posted and visible to employees. Company polices might include such matters as contact information to be used in reporting sexual harassment, filing policies, and remedial measures in the event that a claim is proven to be true.
Idaho and federal laws established agencies that process claims involving sexual harassment. They have the authority to investigate Hailey workplaces regarding the conduct alleged in the complaints that have been filed with them. 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 Idaho 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 issues to be overworked. Thus, hiring a Hailey lawyer can be the surest way to file your sexual harassment claim within the deadlines specified by the state of Idaho.