Employment Blog

What Is Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?
Sexual Harassment

In 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received more than 7,500 complaints of sexual harassment. The scary part is that this is just a fraction of the sexual harassment that takes place in work settings around the country....

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Virtual Sexual Harassment: Same Workplace Problem, Different Context
Sexual Harassment

Every day, countless people are victimized by acts of sexual harassment. One of the most common places where this can be seen is the workplace. It is depressingly common for workers, especially women, to have a boss, coworker or client...

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Non-Disclosure Agreement Abuse in the Workplace
Non-Disclosure Agreements, Sexual Harassment

Nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) have been used to hold corporations accountable for wrongdoing without hurting the liable company’s public image. In the past, corporations used NDAs as a way to protect company secrets or sensitive information. In recent years, though, it...

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The Potential Effects of Bill O’Reilly’s Firing on Working Women
In the News, Sexual Harassment

A little over a year ago, Fox News lost two of its top leaders, host Bill O’Reilly and founder Roger Ailes. Both men were fired over sexual harassment accusations. This was a great victory for women working at Fox News,...

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How a Sexual Harassment Lawyer Would Try to Fix Uber
Sexual Harassment

Tech companies like Uber attract bright, young, and energetic talent, especially when these companies enter into traditionally-run industries. The management of such companies establish forward-thinking organizational strategies and assume those strategies will illuminate all management problems of the past. Unfortunately,...

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Getting a New Job? Watch Out for These Red Flags of Possible Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment

With all the talk surrounding sexual harassment in the workplace, many people are realizing that it is more deeply engrained into our culture than we might want to admit. Therefore, it is important to understand a company’s culture before committing...

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Facts, Fiction, and Myths About Sexual Harassment at Work
Sexual Harassment

News stories about assault and harassment victims exposing serial sexual harassers like Harvey Weinstein have been covered in major media sources all over the world. The career-threatening backlash that many of these accused parties now face serves as a warning...

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Why Following the ‘Pence Rule’ in the Workplace Is a Bad Idea
Sexual Harassment

In light of recent sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood and beyond, male managers are considering practicing the ‘Pence Rule’ in their workplaces. This misconception could land these men in legal trouble. A variation of the so-known ‘Pence Rule’ was originally...

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Advice from a Sexual Harassment Lawyer to Men in the Workplace
Sexual Harassment

In recent months, the media has shone a spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace, especially in the film and media industry and even in Congress. Consequently, working men throughout the country have been feeling uneasy, trying to remember if...

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