The same laws that prohibit workplace sexual harassment also prohibit the practice of retaliation. If your employer fires you for filing a complaint regarding sexual harassment, that is retaliation.
A sexual harassment claim is based on unwelcome conduct. Your prior relationship with him does not weaken your ability to bring a claim.
The law makes it illegal for an employer to discriminate against individuals in hiring, firing, and other terms and conditions of employment based on their sex. Courts have found that sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination and therefore violates the law.
One of the most common reasons people stay quiet when being harassed at work is fear of losing income. If you're being harassed at work you may be entitled to a large cash settlement that far exceeds what your currently make.
Even if you've done something wrong in the workplace that warrants firing this does not weaken your ability to bring a claim
#Fact: Verbal abuse can constitute as sexual harassment every bit as much as physical. One of the most common misconceptions about sexual harassment law is that because the harassment is not physical someone cannot bring a claim.