Do I have grounds to sue my previous employer?

Can I sue my previous employer for not letting the manager go after she assaulted
me and have charges against her? There is a order of protection and he allowed
her to continue working there. I quit for not wanting to be under her

Asked on January 16, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, Iowa


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

No, you may not. The order of protection does NOT bind the employer: the order is not directed against him or her and does not force him or her to terminate or exclude the other employee. The order is between you and the other employee--no other person. Since the employer had no legal obligation to terminate the employee, you have no claim against them for failing to do so.

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