Employment Blog

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
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 that 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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Non-Disclosure Agreements in Sexual Harassment Cases—and How Banning Them Could Hurt Women
Sexual Harassment

As acknowledged by many news sources, more and more victims on sexual harassment are speaking up about the maltreatment they suffered from both public and private figures. However, many others are silenced by non-disclosure agreements they signed following a previous...

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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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New Tax Law Makes it More Expensive for Employers to Quietly Settle Sexual Harassment Claims
Sexual Harassment

Before we begin, here’s the legal fine print. I am not a tax law professional or advisor. What follows is not meant as specific tax advice for you (even if you are a client of my firm). This post is...

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