Sexual Harassment Law Blog


Lawyers and Hostile Workplaces – The Misbehavior Continues

Lawyers and Hostile Workplaces – The Misbehavior Continues

The #MeToo movement is still big news these days (as it should be). Unfortunately, sexual harassment remains the norm in many industries. But lawyers? The answer is sadly, yes. Not a week goes by without another report of boorish behavior followed by a sexual harassment lawsuit.
This week a...

Alleged Rapist Dies After Testicles Hacked

Alleged Rapist Dies After Testicles Hacked

Sexual Assault Victim Post This wasn’t the kind of headline you were expecting in a sexual harassment blog! We wrote it to get your attention (although the story is true).
We certainly don’t believe violence is a way of fixing serious problems such as sexual assault. When people...


25 New Lawsuits Against McDonald’s Regarding Sexual Harassment

25 New Lawsuits Against McDonald’s Regarding Sexual Harassment

Since 2016, McDonald’s has faced more than 50 lawsuits regarding sexual harassment in the workplace and/or condoning retaliation against employees reporting such behavior. In May 2019, the number of lawsuits jumped by 50 percent, stated the ACLU & Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund and...

Sexual Harassment in the Legal Field

Sexual Harassment in the Legal Field

While those in the legal field should prove fully cognizant of possible repercussions due to sexual harassment claims, that doesn’t mean such behavior is less prevalent than in other industries. A recent survey of approximately 7,000 lawyers and those working in the legal field by the...





Sexual Harassment Within Medicine

Sexual Harassment Within Medicine

There are few settings so rife with abusive behavior by people in positions of authority as medical residencies. The culture, insiders say, prompts residents to view harassment as a necessary evil for ‘rookies’; if they can endure it, they’ll make it in the competitive environment...