According to Minnesota law, sexual harassment is defined as the unwanted conduct which is of a sexual nature, and includes both verbal advances and physical acts 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 Minnesota Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?
First, Victoria employers may be required to formulate company policies concerning sexual conduct and post them for employees to see. Matters covered by such policies should include contact information used by employees to report incidents, handling procedures for claims, and corrective measures (in the event that a claim turns out to be true).
Minnesota and federal laws created agencies that process claims involving sexual harassment. They have the authority to investigate Victoria 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 Minnesota attorney help?
If you do not have any expertise in the applicable laws, it may be difficult to investigate and prove a claim involving sexual harassment. Federal investigators are often very overworked. With that in mind, you should consider speaking with an attorney in Victoria, as this might be the best way to ensure that your claim is filed before the deadlines set by the laws of Minnesota.