Employees have a right to work in an environment that is free of harassment and being bullied by other workers or their employer. Just as they have a right to not be harassed by other employees, it is the duty of their employer to ensure they are working in a safe environment. Unfortunately, there are times when a fellow worker is causing problems for an employee while they are working. Whether they are trying to bully them or sexually harass a co-worker, there are laws set to protect them from being beleaguered in the workplace. However, what does a person do when they are being harassed by their employer or their boss fails to stop a co-worker from bullying them at work? Employment lawyers in Fort Myers can provide the legal advice and representation when an individual has a legitimate claim of harassment.
Violation of Procedures and Policies
To protect a company, they establish procedures and policies for their employees to ensure everyone is being treated. When these policies have been violated and an employee is being harassed by their employer or a fellow co-worker, they can be entitled to a fair compensation for their treatment. Employment lawyers in Fort Myers will view the company’s policy and procedures to determine if their client has been unjustly harassed in the workplace. Whether they have been harassed because of their gender, race, or disability a solicitor will help find a solution to their bullying.
Do Not Face Your Employer Alone
When a person has been bullied at work it can be an emotional and traumatic experience. Out of fear of being disciplined for filing a grievance, it can be terrifying to face your employer. Fisher Law Office offers you the experience of skilled attorneys that will provide the support you require when filing a grievance. You do not have to go up against your employer alone when a solicitor will handle the claim.