Sexual Harassment Training in the Workplace – Does it Work?

Over 30 years ago, in 1986, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that sexual harassment is a form of sexual discrimination. From that time forward, employers have sought to mitigate their liability and damages with respect to sexual harassment scandals in their workplace. However, over three decades later, the approach to sexual harassment in the workplace has not changed that much, and the number of sexual harassment suits remains just as high. Definition of Sexual Harassment The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has legalized your right to a safe work environment, free from sexual harassment. It is important to note that

2019-10-25T09:49:50+00:00September 15th, 2019|

Sexual Harassment in California 101

Workplace sexual harassment in California is illegal. You have the right to a work environment free from sexual assault, hostility, and harassment. Sexual harassment in the workplace is any conduct that creates a hostile, offensive or intimidating environment. California law clearly states that sexual harassment conduct does not have to have anything to do with sexual desire, but rather is based on an employee’s sex (or gender identity), or sexual orientation. At California Employment Counsel, APC we know you have rights in the workplace and can work with you regarding your sexual harassment grievance. What conduct constitutes sexual harassment? The

2019-10-25T09:39:52+00:00September 5th, 2019|

How should my employer handle sexual harassment?

On behalf of California Employment Counsel, APC on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Unwelcome touches, offensive emails or persistent advances are only a few ways in which an employee may feel sexually harassed on the job. Whether these or other behaviors occur once or on a regular basis, you want to have confidence that your employer will take you seriously if you bring it to his or her attention. Too often, complaints about sexual harassment are ignored at best and become the object of retaliation at worst. Sexual harassment in the workplace is not something new. Fortunately, recent media attention on

2019-10-30T10:32:42+00:00September 4th, 2019|