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I had to leave massage therapy school because the owners and…

I had to leave...

I had to leave massage therapy school because the owners and their son were sexually harassing me, there is more to it, but I would rather speak one on one with an attorney more in depth..

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

Wisconsin

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

I have filed a formal complaint with the school, they suggested getting a restraining order or no contact form against the son, a sexual abuse advocate here in rock county was going to help me thru that process next week Tuesday

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

The dad (owner) is an acupuncturist and crossed many boundaries and I think he may have been malpracticing, it was extremely messed up. I can’t be in the building when he is there because I have panic attacks and I have to go in to get my credits transferred so I can go to a new school but I can’t really go in there.. there is so much to it honestly

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
is it possible to sue in Wisconsin for sexual harassment? I had to leave my school, fell behind, and got caught up in their wicked family drama, I do not feel safe, still, the owners son is sick in the head, and has targeted me

Yes, any time you're the victim of sexual harassment you can sue on that basis.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I wouldn’t be asking to sue if the situation weren’t that bad.. how do I go about this?

You would first need to file a complaint with the EEOC and get a right to sue letter ("[Y]ou must file an administrative charge with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or a similar state agency. This is a legal requirement: If you file a lawsuit without first having filed a charge (called "exhausting" your administrative remedies, legally speaking), your lawsuit will be thrown out." See https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/suing-harassment-discrimination.html).

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thank you!
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
How do I file a complaint to the EEOC? I cannot find the link on their website to do so
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Waitfound it

eeoc.org... do you need the complaint page? :)

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https://publicportal.eeoc.gov/portal/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fportal%2f

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