Both state law and federal law technically protect workers from being victims of sexual harassment in California. Unfortunately, sexual harassment in the workplace continues to be an issue across virtually all industries. According to the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, charges of workplace sexual harassment are increasing, not decreasing, as one would hope. It’s also… Continue reading Workplace Sexual Harassment And Remote Work: Common Examples
Preventing sexual harassment in the workplace is among the top duties of any employer. You have a responsibility to ensure your workers feel safe. There are various steps you can take to cultivate a work environment where sexual harassment is not a problem. The following are just a few noteworthy ideas to consider. Establish Official… Continue reading 4 Ways to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
The state of California takes sexual harassment very seriously. To help recognize sexual harassment and take steps to stop it, many California employers are required to provide sexual harassment training to their employees. Failing to give employees this training could result in fines for the employer. But, it could also lead to something much worse:… Continue reading Required Sexual Harassment Training in California: Is Your Employer Complying?
Sexual harassment revelations in the U.S. show no signs of going away, as new accusations against influential figures across many industries in the country keep rolling in. On Wednesday, Nov. 29, NBC fired its Today co-host Matt Lauer, one of the most popular anchors on American television. Lauer was terminated after an employee filed a… Continue reading Could NBC Be Held Liable For Not Responding to Sexual Misconduct Claims?
In the wake of the sexual harassment scandal surrounding renowned Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, sexual harassment has once again thrust itself into the national spotlight. Dozens of women, including A-list actresses, have accused the Hollywood mogul of various offenses, including sexual harassment, assault, and even rape, that have taken place in the past several… Continue reading How to Report Sexual Harassment When There is No Human Resource Department?
Sexual harassment in the workplace hasn’t vanished and continues to be recognized as a significant problem in the U.S. In fact, more than 12,000 sexual harassment claims are filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) every year. Although a sexual harassment claim can seriously damage a business’s reputation, many employers are still willing… Continue reading Is Sexual Harassment at Work a Myth or Real?