Attorney general: Feds will use ‘every tool’ to fight harassment based on sexual orientation

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Justice Department is “committed to using every tool in its arsenal” to combat bullying and harassment based on sexual orientation and has already made strides in bringing more prosecutions in that area, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday. “I’m proud to say this Department of Justice has never been more committed … Read more

Denny’s Fails to Punish Sexual Harassment, Telling Waitress to Pray Instead | JD Journal

You can’t pass your managerial duties off on God. This is what Brandy Cachu’s lawyers are claiming in their case against Denny’s, where Brandy worked and allegedly sustained extended sexual harassment by her manager, Henry Guiaro. When she brought her complaint to upper management, James Murti advised her to “Pray about the situation.” Such evasive … Read more

Sexual Harassment: What Conduct Creates a Hostile Work Environment?

What is harassment? Harassment in the workplace is a form of employment discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the laws in many states. Employers can be held liable for harassment by supervisors, coworkers, and nonemployees such as customers or vendors. Employers should have strong policies against sexual harassment and clear … Read more

Former N.B.A. Employee Says Sexual Harassment Concerns Were Ignored

A Former NBA Employee Says Women Were Sexually Harassed At The Office And Officials Ignored It Tony Manfred AP A former NBA security director named Warren Glover is suing the league for lost wages and damages after he says he was fired for speaking up about sexual harassment in the office, the New York Times reports. Glover says he was “demeaned” … Read more

ERA Rejects Trump Admin’s Proposed Sexual Assault Rules that Promote Rape Culture on Campus

November 16, 2018 | by ERA Staff Today the U.S. Department of Education officially proposed new sexual misconduct regulations to Title IX that would significantly harm students across the country by making it much harder for them to report sexual assault and harassment. The proposed regulations are even worse than what was expected based on a draft that … Read more

Sexual harassment by the numbers

A new poll by ABC News/Washington Post says 24 percent of women respondents have experienced sexual harassment from co-workers or supervisors. On the flip side, 25 percent of men respondents say they worry about being falsely accused of sexual harassment, while just 10% of men said they’ve said or done things that might be construed … Read more