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Understanding Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment

Posted on October 23, 2020
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Most of us have a broad understanding of what sexual harassment means in the workplace. The average person knows that it is unlawful to harass a person because of his or her sex. The average person also knows that unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other actions could subject an employer or supervisor to liability. As simple as this sounds, bringing sexual harassment claims can be stressful and complicated. If … Read More

What to Do If You Are Sexually Harassed at Work in Los Angeles

Posted on September 30, 2020
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The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment may include unwanted sexual advances, verbal or physical sexual overtures or propositions, and threats or bribes requiring sexual acts in exchange. You have the right to work in a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.  Below, our sexual harassment lawyers in Los Angeles explain what to do if you are sexually harassed at work. … Read More

What Is Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment?

Posted on June 29, 2020
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California and federal law recognize two types of sexual harassment: quid pro quo harassment and hostile work environment harassment. Below, our Los Angeles sexual harassment lawyers explain: The definition of hostile work environment sexual harassment How hostile work environment harassment is different than quid pro quo harassment How to determine whether you have a viable claim Are You Facing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? Get Legal Help If you are suffering from … Read More

What Evidence is Needed for a Sexual Harassment Suit in California?

Posted on February 28, 2020
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Experiencing sexual harassment at work is always unpleasant and can lead to ongoing problems at work. Frequently, employees face the dilemma of reporting sexual harassment and facing retaliation, or saying nothing and continuing to endure unwanted sexual conduct. Often, employees choose to say nothing and hope that the harassing conduct will cease. However, generally that emboldens the harasser and increases the frequency or severity of the conduct. While we may not always … Read More

Why Does the #GoogleWalkout Matter to Workers in California?

Posted on December 14, 2018

On November 1, 2018, more than 20,000 Google employees walked out of their offices to protest the company’s handling of sexual harassment claims. The event dubbed #GoogleWalkout is being hailed as a cultural watershed moment, but do you know why? Here’s a look into the event and how it could not only change Google, but the entire work culture of Silicon Valley. Why Have a #GoogleWalkout? The story of the Google walkout … Read More