Blue Springs Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Blue Springs, MO

According to Missouri law, sexual harassment is defined as the unwanted conduct which is of a sexual nature, and includes both verbal advances and 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 Missouri Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First, employers who are located in Blue Springs can be required to establish and visibly post company policies regulating sexual conduct. These policies may include contact information for an employee to report sexual harassment, the procedure for handling such claims, and the corrective measures for when a claim is proven.

Missouri and federal laws appointed agencies that process claims involving sexual harassment. They have the authority to investigate Blue Springs workplaces regarding the conduct alleged in the complaints that have been filed with them. These laws also prohibit employers from firing workers or taking any retaliatory action against workers who have complained of sexual harassment.

How can a Missouri attorney help?

Without expertise in the applicable laws, both investigating and establishing a sexual harassment claim can be difficult. The federal officers who investigate claims of sexual harassment are, unfortunately, often too busy to give much attention to any one claim. Accordingly, hiring a lawyer in Blue Springs might be the best way to ensure that your claim is filed within the deadlines specified by Missouri for sexual harassment matters.

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Life in Blue Springs

Blue Springs is a Jackson County city that is just outside of Kansas City in the State of Missouri. The city is home to 55,000 residents including celebrities like David Cook from American Idol, rapper Tech N9NE, pro wrestler Ricky Vega, and football player Doug Terry. Blue Springs is popular among families and business professionals because it plays host to many award-winning schools and is an attractive residential community for commuters. Notably, a number of lawyers call Blue Springs home. Those lawyers specialize in a wide range of practice areas and daily take new cases. There are also a number of picturesque parks and free recreational activities.  

Blue Springs was founded by settlers traveling westward who utilized the clean spring water from Little Blue River. The river played an important role in the development of Blue River and powered the Burrus Old Mill, a grist mill, which can still be visited at the city's Burrus Old Mill Park on Woods Chapel Road. When the Chicago and Alton Railroads announced they were constructing a station 1 mile east of the mill in 1878, the city's center relocated to attract more commerce. 

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