Claiming Sexual Harassment

Written by Lala C. Ballatan


If you are abiding by your stout decision to pursue a sexual harassment case againstrepparttar person who have violated your rights by forcing his sexual interests on you, then it is but just. However, you might have exhausted all possibilities in dealing withrepparttar 119160 sexual harassment you felt at work. Letís say you have already done things by yourself, by confronting him, or you already have tried asking help in your workplace.

If these informal methods have made no serious impact on your attacker, then itís about time to launch formal approaches that does not only deal with personal honor or company rules and regulations.

Consider filing a Title IX complaint withrepparttar 119161 Office for Civil Rights atrepparttar 119162 U.S. Department of Education. You can go directly torepparttar 119163 Department of Education in Washington so that you could get more information about this area ofrepparttar 119164 law. For a little birdís eye view, however, Title IX covers all students and employees in institutions where there is federal aid or assistance, including financial aid going torepparttar 119165 institution. In filing such complaint, you need not bother with an attorney. Still, you can file a Title IX lawsuit later if you desire to do so.

Investigations and findings may take a while, though you could speed uprepparttar 119166 process by asking your 2 Senators and Representative to writerepparttar 119167 Secretary of Education. Request that you be kept posted withrepparttar 119168 progress and results ofrepparttar 119169 investigations.

Another thing you could do is file a Title VII complaint with your local office ofrepparttar 119170 Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). You could also file withrepparttar 119171 agency in your state that handles fair employment practices. Title VII only covers employees including student employees. The State Attorney Generalís office might be able to findrepparttar 119172 right department for you sincerepparttar 119173 state and federal commissions work closely together. An attorney is also not needed, but if you want to go into court to file a lawsuit, askrepparttar 119174 permission fromrepparttar 119175 EEOC.

Reporting Sexual Harassment

Written by Lala C. Ballatan


There are ways of stopping attacks of sexual harassment, either by yourself or withrepparttar help of workmates, authorities and by eventually filing a lawsuit. The following ways of reporting sexual harassment incidents may not ideally be inrepparttar 119159 order as weíre going to present it in actual reality. You shall have to discover for yourselfrepparttar 119160 best move to compensate forrepparttar 119161 violation of your rights. And to totally stoprepparttar 119162 unwanted sexual advances being done to you.

Common scenario of sexual harassment is atrepparttar 119163 workplace. Atrepparttar 119164 very first signs of unwanted sexual advances toward you, try stopping it by directly confrontingrepparttar 119165 person. If this isnít successful, go to your supervisor or human resources department for assistance. There may be several informal and formal actions that will be suggested for you andrepparttar 119166 company could do. These options range from contacting your unit or department and informing them of your complaint but keeping you anonymous, sending a letter to your harasser, or speaking directly to them to inform them that their behaviors violaterepparttar 119167 company policy andrepparttar 119168 federal law. He may also need to be informed that retaliation is notrepparttar 119169 way to solve his problem.

You might also be asked byrepparttar 119170 person-in-charge if you agree to an arrangement for a carefully prepared meeting between you andrepparttar 119171 harasser. This confrontation may help you to confrontrepparttar 119172 issue. You may also be able to work out some sort of resolution. f you do not want to, however, thereís no law mandating such king of meeting.

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