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
We are learning that a UC Irvine employee is bringing a lawsuit against a volunteer fundraiser and the University of California because she says she was sexually harassed while working and nothing was done about it. Her name is Carlin Rae Motley. She is 34 years old and her story is all too familiar to… Continue reading UC Irvine Employee Alleges Sexual Harassment
It has been a year since allegations of sexual harassment gripped America and encouraged lawmakers in California and all across the nation to change state laws regarding diversity and inclusion, as well as strengthen anti-harassment protections. “But many companies in California have decided to go one step further and implemented their internal policies regulating diversity,… Continue reading More Than 450 CEOs Sign The ‘CEO Action Initiative’, But What Are The Legal Implications Of The Pledge?
Job interviews are always stressful and anxiety-inducing. But add sexual harassment into the mix and they immediately become even more nerve-racking for the job applicant. Even in the wake of the #MeToo movement, women are still being subject to unwanted sexual propositions, lewd remarks, offensive comments and other forms of unsolicited sexual misconduct during job… Continue reading I Was Sexually Harassed During A Job Interview In California: Can I Sue My Prospective Employer?
The last few years have been a reckoning for many powerful men in the entertainment and business industries. It seems that every day more women courageously come forward to tell their stories of harassment. They have been empowered by the “Me Too” movement and finally seeing the public taking the side of women who are… Continue reading “Me Too” Happens To Men, Too
When the topic of workplace sexual harassment comes up, you may think of men inappropriately touching or speaking to female coworkers, but it’s not uncommon for men to find themselves on the receiving end of sexually inappropriate touching or suggestions at work as well. Can men be sexually harassed in the workplace and should they… Continue reading When a Man is Sexually Harassed in the Workplace
It doesn’t matter who you are – when you go to work, you have the right to be in a place free from sexual harassment. It’s a shame that we have to say that in 2018, but as we’ve watched the “Me Too” movement spread across the country, we realize that there are still major… Continue reading “Me Too” Is Admissible in Court