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Common Examples of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Posted on November 5, 2019
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Sexual harassment in the workplace can negatively impact employees and their ability to work. In recent years, the “Me Too” movement has shed light on the number of sexual harassment and assault cases in the workplace. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment is a form of discrimination violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. There are numerous examples of sexual harassment, including, but not limited … Read More

Have You Been Sexually Assaulted in the Workplace?

Posted on October 24, 2019
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Workplace sexual assault is common. In fact, according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, 58 percent of women experience sexual harassment or assault in the workplace.  Over the last several years, the #MeToo movement has exposed the frequency of sexual harassment and assault at work. More than half of all women experience some form of workplace sexual harassment or assault in their lifetime. Sadly, women of color and LGBTQ women and … Read More

Why Is Sexual Harassment Common in the Restaurant Industry?

Posted on September 20, 2019
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Our Los Angeles Sexual Harassment Lawyers Explain This National Issue Service workers have some of the hardest jobs imaginable. Many put up with rude customers, poor tippers, long hours, difficult work and sexual harassment. In the restaurant industry, sexual harassment is extremely common among servers, bartenders, cooks and supervisors.  According to the Harvard Business Review, more sexual harassment claims are filed in the restaurant industry than any other line of work. Between … Read More

Who Is Liable in a Sexual Harassment or Discrimination Lawsuit?

Posted on September 13, 2019
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Our Los Angeles Sex Discrimination Attorneys Explain Employer Liability Sexual harassment and discrimination are common problems in the American workplace. As you already know, a national movement, the #MeToo movement, focused on the issue over the past two years.  Workers who experience sexual harassment or discrimination can face lasting psychological trauma and damage to their careers. Fortunately, there are legal options for workers who experience these issues.  The Differences Between Sexual Harassment … Read More

What Is a Hostile Work Environment in California?

Posted on August 5, 2019
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Workplace harassment and bullying can turn a workplace into a hostile environment where you do not feel welcome and constantly fear for your job or safety. Racial slurs, unwelcome sexual advances and other inappropriate behavior can create the conditions to be considered a hostile work environment under the right circumstances. To be considered a hostile work environment, the inappropriate behavior must be pervasive or severe based on a protected trait (such as … Read More

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