Quincy Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Quincy, IL

Illinois law defines sexual harassment as any unwanted conduct of a sexual nature, whether they are verbal advances or physical action. 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 Quincy 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. 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.

There are also agencies which are appointed 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 Quincy are true. Employers are also prohibited 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?

Investigating and establishing a sexual harassment claim might be difficult without consulting someone with expertise in the relevant laws. It's fairly common for federal officials who investigate these matters to be overworked. Because of this, working with a Quincy attorney might be the best way to make sure that your claim is processed in a timely manner.

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Life in Quincy

Quincy is nicknamed the "Gem City of Illinois. Perhaps this is so because it lies along the Mississippi River. It is a small city home to about 40,700 people. Interestingly, Quincy used to be the hub for the transportation of riverboats and rail service, connecting many destinations along the river.

Some major corporations located in Quincy include Niemann Foods, Gardner Denver, and Titan Wheel. Other thriving employers include the healthcare industry and school district. Many attorneys also call Quincy home, and practice in many areas of law.

Some popular attractions in Quincy include Temple B'nai Sholom, Quincy Museum, Moorish Castle, Quincy University, and the South Side German Historic District.

All in all, Quincy is a quaint place to live offering its residents small town charm!

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