Moline Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Moline, IL

Illinois 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 Illinois Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First of all, employers in the city of Moline may be required to implement company policies with regards to sexual harassment and post these in a visible location so that employees may be informed. 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.

There are also agencies which are established by federal and Illinois 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 Moline are true. Employers are also barred under these laws from taking action in retaliation against an employee who has claimed sexual harassment, such as firing them or denying them a promotion.

How can a Illinois attorney help?

Without expertise in the applicable laws, both investigating and establishing a sexual harassment claim can be difficult. It's fairly common for federal officials who investigate these issues to be overworked. Thus, hiring a Moline lawyer can be the surest way to file your sexual harassment claim within the deadlines specified by the state of Illinois.

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Life in Moline

Moline is located in Illinois's Rock Island County. It has a population of over 45,000 people. Moline and East Moline make up the Quad Cities of Illinois.

In the mid 1990s, Moline transformed itself to increase its central business district's appeal. Some of Moline's largest employers include Deere Company, Black Hawk College, Group O, McLaughlin Body Company, Wal-Mart, the school district, John Deere Seenig Group, Kone, and the city.

Moline is not far from Chicago, and therefore residents have access to Chicago's superior legal force.

Some popular sites include Prospect Park, Hamilton Heights, Wildwood, Uptown, Wharton, and Karsten's Park.

Overall, Moline is a great place to live and visit!

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