Waukegan Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Waukegan, IL

Illinois law defines sexual harassment as any unwanted conduct of a sexual nature, whether they are verbal advances or physical action. Common 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 Waukegan 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. Company polices might include such matters as contact information to be used in reporting sexual harassment, filing procedures, and remedial measures in the event that a claim is proven to be true.

Illinois and federal laws appointed agencies that process claims involving sexual harassment. They have the authority to investigate Waukegan workplaces regarding the conduct alleged in the complaints that have been filed with them. Such laws also make it illegal for employers to fire an employee for filing a harassment claim or to take any other action based on retaliation against the employee.

How can a Illinois attorney help?

Without expertise in the applicable laws, both investigating and proving a sexual harassment claim can be difficult. The federal agencies that handle initial claims of sexual harassment are often understaffed and overworked. So, hiring a Waukegan 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 Waukegan

Waukegan is located Lake County, Illinois. Specifically, it is situated on the western shore of Lake Michigan.

Waukegan's top employers include the school district and health care system, Uline, Coleman Cable, Medline Industries, WMS Industries, and the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Tourists love to visit Bowen Park, Clockwise Theatre, Ganster Pool, Genesee Theatre, Roosevelt Park, Waukegan History Museum, Waukegan Municipal Beach, and The Fieldhouse.

Waukegan is also home to many attorneys that practice in various fields of law and are devoted to providing their clients with excellent legal services.

Some famous people who have called Waukegan home include Jack Benny, Mark Livingstone, Andy Devine and Don Wilson.

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