Author: Cruz Law Firm, P.A.

sexual harassment cases

Making unwelcome and inappropriate sexual remarks, sexual advances or requests for sexual favors, or verbal or physical assaults of a sexual nature are sexual harassment when they are directed at a subordinate employee or a job applicant. Employers can be held liable for sexual harassment if they knew or should have known that harassment was […]

reporting sexual harassment at work in Florida to the EEOC

You may be shocked and frightened if you are subjected to sexual harassment at your workplace, but you are not alone. The State of Florida offers you protection if you report this abuse and can punish an employer who allows sexual harassment to occur. In Florida, you can submit a sexual harassment claim either directly […]

Florida law on sexual harassment at work

Sexual harassment in the workplace can take many forms. But federal and state laws make it illegal to subject a job applicant or employee in Florida to unwelcome and inappropriate sexual remarks, sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or verbal or physical assaults of a sexual nature. Florida law defines sexual harassment as a form […]

retaliation at work as a result of reporting a sexual harassment case

State and federal laws protect workers who assert their right to a workplace free of employment discrimination, including sexual harassment. These laws also make it illegal to retaliate against an employee who reports sexual harassment to a supervisor or manager or who acts as a witness in a complaint, investigation, charge, or lawsuit pertaining to sexual […]

sexual harassment cases

Sexual harassment in the workplace can be a frightening experience. The harasser often has some position of authority over the person being harassed. But Florida law is on your side if you are sexually harassed at work. Most reputable companies have sexual harassment policies that protect employees who experience harassment. Legal Definition of Harassment Harassment, […]