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I filed a race harrassment claim at work and the person was fired. This person is now stating that I engaged in inappropriate conversation and now my company is looking into what was said about me. How can I handle this? I think is in retaliation.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

GA

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

Full time

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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Employment Lawyer: Asad Rahman, Lawyer replied 6 months ago
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I am sorry to hear that. I would submit a formal denial in writing of his allegations. At this point it is just wait and see but if they take any punitive action then you may need to file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
What could happen if it is a he said she said situation? What can an employer do if this is the case?
Employment Lawyer: Asad Rahman, Lawyer replied 6 months ago

There is no exact answer to your last question. Presumably if both stories conflict and they cannot clarify then they may simply give you a written warning or note in your employment file.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
If someone is accused of saying something inappropriate at work and there are no dates and times documented...Is this solid evidence?
Employment Lawyer: Asad Rahman, Lawyer replied 6 months ago
No it would be viewed as hearsay
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Employment Lawyer: Asad Rahman, Lawyer replied 6 months ago

Please let me know if you have any additional questions, otherwise a positive rating would be greatly appreciated.

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