Employment Attorney Explains Reporting Sexual Harassment at Work

EMPLOYEE RIGHTS ALBUM COVER

California law protects employees in case of a sexual harassment report. It is illegal to terminate employment due to an employee reporting sexual harassment. Employers are legally obligated to listen to your complaints, investigate without bias and to take every necessary action to make the harassment end. If you are a victim of sexual harassment […]

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California bill requiring sexual harassment training targets talent industry

California bill requiring sexual harassment training targets talent industry

Employees of more than 125 talent agencies located in California will have to undergo sexual harassment prevention training if pending legislation requiring it passes in the California Assembly. Moreover, child actors and their parents or legal guardians will have to undergo similar instruction before the state’s Labor Commission will issue a work permit allowing the […]

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Leading ride-hailing companies eliminate forced arbitration for sexual harassment claims

Leading ride-hailing companies eliminate forced arbitration for sexual harassment claims

Uber and Lyft ended its arbitration requirement for employees, riders and drivers who accuse the ride-hailing companies of sexual assault or harassment. Previously, employment contracts and riders’ terms-of-service agreements forced sexual misconduct claims against the company to be taken up in an arbitration hearing – not in open court. The old policy is common practice […]

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More women allege to be victims of sexual abuse and harassment by USC’s longtime school gynecologist

In May, 21 women filed lawsuits against the University of Southern California alleging egregious sexual abuse and misconduct by USC gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall. And, most likely, more lawsuits are to come. Tragically, at least 410 women have contacted a university hotline regarding Tyndall, established by the school once the news of the lawsuits became […]

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Records show high rate of sexual misconduct by faculty at UC campuses

University of California Campus Sexual Misconduct

A release of public records revealed that over 113 cases of alleged sexual misconduct by employees occurred within the University of California (UC) system within the last three years. The San Jose Mercury News requested the records after several incidents of sexual misconduct by UC Berkeley professors and administration who avoided serious punishment came to […]

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Unwanted hugging may be sexual harassment

Sexual Harassment at Work

According to the U.S. 9th District Court of Appeals, excessive hugging may be determined to be sexual harassment. In February 2017, a three-judge panel overturned a 2014 case against Yolo County Sheriff Edward G. Prieto, who allegedly hugged a female officer over 100 times between 1998 and 2012. The lawsuit was filed by Victoria Zetwick, […]

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Survey reports two-thirds of female workers at CKE Restaurants Inc. are sexually harassed at work

Sexual Harassment at Work

A recent Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United survey revealed that 66 percent of female employees of the fast food restaurants of CKE Restaurants Inc., reported experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace. CKE Restaurants’ CEO is Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s nominee for the United States Secretary of the Department Of Labor, who withdrew his nomination in […]

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