What to do if I participated in an internal investigation regarding sexual harassment and my employer is retaliating against me?

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What to do if I participated in an internal investigation regarding sexual harassment and my employer is retaliating against me?

My employer has an upcoming meeting with me where they will retaliate against me. Do I have any protection prior to an official EEOC compliant? I just sent my claim to EEOC for retaliation but the original complainants have not yet filed and official EEOC. HR was original responsive but is not longer responding after our manager met with senior management.

Asked on September 1, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, New York

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If your employer is retaliating against you with respect to your participation in an internal investigation concerning a sexual harassment claim, I suggest that you immediately contact an employment attorney to represent you and make a complaint about what is happening with your local representative with department of labor.

I suggest that you attend the upcoming meeting with your employer with your employment attorney in tow.


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