Spartanburg Sexual Harassment Attorney

Find the right Sexual Harassment attorney in Spartanburg, SC

The laws of South Carolina define sexual harassment as any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature, including actions of either a verbal or physical nature. Some forms of sexual harassment that are most commonly committed by an employer include exchanging favoritism for sexual favors, the creation of a hostile work environment of a sexual nature, and sexual advances.

How does South Carolina Law Prohibit Sexual Harassment?

First, employers who are located in Spartanburg can be required to implement and visibly post company policies regulating sexual conduct. The policies should at least include: contact information for the reporting of sexual harassment incidents, an outline of policies to be followed in filing a claim, and the remedies available when a claim successfully proven.

Furthermore, federal and South Carolina laws create specific agencies which are responsible for handling sexual harassment cases. The agencies are given authority to investigate workplaces in Spartanburg to determine if the incidents alleged in the complaints they receive are true. Additionally, under these laws, employers may not fire or retaliate against any employee who has alleged sexual harassment in a claim.

How can a South Carolina 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, frequently too busy to give much attention to any one claim. Thus, hiring a Spartanburg lawyer can be the surest way to file your sexual harassment claim within the deadlines specified by the state of South Carolina.

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Life in Spartanburg

Spartanburg describes itself as "historically southern, culturally modern." The city is located near the Blue Ridge Mountains. It has a pleasant climate and a population of around 40,000. It is specifically located at the I-26 and I-85 junctions, making it nearby to the beach, mountains, and resorts!

Popular sites include the Spartanburg Little Theater at the Chapman Cultural Center, Duncan Park, Spartanburg County Museum of Art, Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, Tony White Theatre and Twichell Auditorium. Downtown is also filled with great shopping and dining!

The legal force also has a presence in Spartanburg because many attorneys have established successful practices here. These attorneys are very experienced in their respective fields and focus on provide excellent legal services to local residents and businesses.

All in all, Spartanburg is a charming city to both live in and visit!

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