California Employment Law
California Employment Law Questions Answered by Legal Experts
If she is ready for something more severe, then it is definitely time to file a complaint with the EEOC or hire an employment attorney in her area. First, it is illegal to discriminate against a person because of their sex, second, it is illegal to create a hostile work environment where sexual harassment occurs, and third, it is illegal to be retaliated against because of a complaint of one of the above two things. What you are talking about definitely appears to be retaliation, and she should consider filing a complaint as a result.If she decides to file a complaint with the EEOC, she can do so here:
If she decides to hire an attorney, a great resource is www.Martindale.com. This is a nationwide directory that is useful in finding highly qualified legal specialists in various fields of law. The lawyers in Martindale are not selected because they paid to be included, but rather because they have been rated by other attorneys as qualified experts in their field. Consider having her consult with two or three different attorneys prior to selecting the one she feels most comfortable with. An attorney in a case like this would take her case on contingency, which means that she would end up paying nothing out of pocket.If you have any other questions, or need additional clarification, please do not hesitate to ask. I wish you the best in 2013.
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