Tag: hostile work environment

Discrimination, harassment and offensive behavior create a hostile work environment.

What Can I Do After Being Sexually Assaulted in the Workplace?

Photo of a Woman Being Sexually Assaulted in the Workplace

The #MeToo movement shows that sexual harassment is now one of the leading issues experienced in U.S. workplaces. California law defines two different types of sexual harassment: quid pro quo and hostile work environment. With quid pro quo, a supervisor may ask you to perform sexual favors in return for certain workplace benefits, such as … Continue reading

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What Is a Hostile Work Environment Under California Anti-Discrimination Laws?

Photo of a Female Employee Overhearing Verbal Harassment

Harassment in the workplace might seem like a harmless act, but this type of discrimination can be devastating. Not only can harassment lead to anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, and other harmful reactions, but it can also create an overall harmful environment that can make working difficult. A recent California state trial proves that the state … Continue reading

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