Category: Harassment

Harassment at work is unlawful, and employers are liable for harassment based on race or religion as well as sexual harassment.

Former Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Roger Ailes

A lawsuit filed by former anchor Gretchen Carlson accuses Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes and anchor Steve Doocy of sexual harassment. The sexual harassment lawsuit lists allegations going back several years! Carlson was the host of Fox & Friends from 2006 to 2013 before being fired from the position by Roger Ailes. According to the … Continue reading

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Does Workplace Harassment Training Work?

A recent report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has discovered some surprising news. Despite three decades of companies instituting workplace harassment training, complaints involving harassment still flood into the EEOC by the thousands. In fact, out of the 90,000 claims filed with the EEOC in 2015, 28,000 involved harassment. About three-fourths of those … Continue reading

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What Steps Should You Take If You Have Experienced Sexual Harassment?

Sexual harassment almost always creates hostile workplaces for female and male workers. Many workers might be unaware of how to handle situations involving inappropriate comments, unwelcome advances or requests for sexual favors. Workers who have experienced sexual harassment are left frustrated and in fear of their jobs. In some situations, workers who are the targets … Continue reading

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Being Bullied at Work? You May Have Legal Options

Have you ever worked with someone who yelled inappropriately, used threats, name called or harassed you and other coworkers? Chances are, you have experienced workplace bullying. These people can ruin work environments, create higher turnover rates and cause unease among workers. Bullies may tell offensive jokes at another worker’s expense or use positions of authority … Continue reading

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SoCal Chipotle Accused of Outrageous Sexual Harassment of Female Employees

Only two weeks ago, we wrote a blog discussing the epidemic of sexual harassment in the restaurant industry, and now another nauseating example is making headlines. In this case, the lawsuit details the sexual harassment of female employees. A lawsuit filed against one of Chipotle’s Southern California locations alleges women were encouraged to wear ‘tight … Continue reading

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