Can You Take Legal Action Against a Potential Employer for Harassment During a Job Interview in California?

January 26th, 2023 by JML-law
Job interviews are a crucial step in the hiring process and can be stressful for both the interviewer and the interviewee. Unfortunately, in some cases, job interviews can also be a source of harassment and discrimination. If you have been...

Workplace Sexual Harassment And Remote Work: Common Examples

August 29th, 2022 by JML-law
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,...

4 Ways to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

April 27th, 2022 by JML-law
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...

8 Elements of Credibility Assessment in an Investigation of Sexual Harassment Claims

December 28th, 2018 by JML-law
We hear so many accusations of sexual harassment nowadays, that many of us have thought to ourselves at least once, “Okay, but what if some of the accusers are lying?” That’s what credibility assessment in an investigation of sexual harassment...

UC Irvine Employee Alleges Sexual Harassment

November 30th, 2018 by JML-law
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...

Harassment on the Basis of Sex: How to File a Claim in California?

November 23rd, 2018 by JML-law
Sexual harassment laws in California have come under increased scrutiny in the past 12 months, which is why it is becoming difficult to keep up with all the recent changes to federal and state laws regulating sexual harassment claims. If...

More Than 450 CEOs Sign The ‘CEO Action Initiative’, But What Are The Legal Implications Of The Pledge?

November 12th, 2018 by JML-law
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...

I Was Sexually Harassed During A Job Interview In California: Can I Sue My Prospective Employer?

October 31st, 2018 by JML-law
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...

5 Major Changes To California Sexual Harassment Law Taking Effect On Jan. 1, 2019

October 29th, 2018 by JML-law
California is rolling out a series of laws to help alleged victims of sexual harassment in workplaces get justice. The laws, aimed at reducing the number of dismissed sexual harassment claims before trial, will take effect starting January 1, 2019....

How Long Can You Stare At A Female Co-Worker Without Being Creepy? (Sexual Harassment Alert)

October 18th, 2018 by JML-law
Some men just cannot tell a difference between a work environment, which requires respect and professionalism, and a casual setting at a bar where they can approach women, stare at them, touch them, offer them drinks, and make a variety...