Dozier Law Group, LLC Settles Atlanta Sexual Harassment & Retaliation Case
The Atlanta sexual harassment attorneys of Dozier Law Group (dozierlawgroup.com) have
settled a sexual harassment & retaliation case for $405,000. The case involved a claim by a
former security officer at an Atlanta jewelry company. The security officer claimed that he was
sexually harassed by a member of senior management and was terminated after he reported the
harassment to the company, a violation of federal employment law.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 24, 2009 -- Dozier Law Group, LLC has settled a sexual harassment and
retaliation case for $405,000 involving a claim by a former security officer of an Atlanta jewelry company that he
was sexually harassed and terminated after reporting the harassment to management in violation of federal
The plaintiff alleged that during his employment as a security officer he was subjected to various acts of sexual
harassment, including unwanted sexual attention and sexual propositions from a female senior manager,
numerous instances of inappropriate and unwanted physical contact, and inappropriate and offensive comments.
The plaintiff asserted that he reported the sexual harassment to senior management in accordance with company
policy and, after doing so, he was terminated by the harasser as an act of retaliation. After filing a charge of
discrimination with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Atlanta, Georgia, the plaintiff
filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of Fulton County. After protracted litigation, the case was resolved through a
negotiated settlement for $405,000.
Sexual harassment is a type of job discrimination that is prohibited by employment law. It comes in many forms,
and the victim may be either a woman or a man. The harasser does not have to be the opposite sex for the conduct
to qualify as sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is defined as offensive and unwelcome sexual conduct from a
supervisor, co-worker, or anyone els