Sexual Harassment Law Blog



Two Women Allege Sexual Harassment at Local Fox Station

Two Women Allege Sexual Harassment at Local Fox Station

While the #MeToo movement is credited with taking down big names in the worlds of Hollywood, Washington, and major media companies, the backlash really began before numerous women accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault in October 2017.
Fox News chairman Roger Ailes was fired after...


Sexual Harassment Is Rampant in Retail and Manufacturing

Sexual Harassment Is Rampant in Retail and Manufacturing

An analysis by the Center for American Progress found that sexual harassment complaints by retail workers amount to 13.44 percent of the total of annual complaints. This means that retail is the second riskiest industry for this kind of misconduct, closely following the food industry....

Sexual Harassment Can Result in Long-term Health Effects

Sexual Harassment Can Result in Long-term Health Effects

It’s no secret that sexual harassment can result in depression and anxiety, but new research shows that the long-term health effects of sexual harassment on women are more pervasive than previously thought. It’s possible such harassment could take years off a woman’s life, as she...

How You Can Catch Your Boss in the Act of Being a Jerk

How You Can Catch Your Boss in the Act of Being a Jerk

One thing the Trump Administration has made clear about the workplace: It’s easier than ever for employees to record their bosses secretly. Omarosa Manigault Newman recorded shocking conversations with both President Trump and Chief of Staff John Kelly while she was working as a White House...

How Workers are Turning the Tables on Nightmare Bosses

How Workers are Turning the Tables on Nightmare Bosses

It could have been an inspiration for the movie Horrible Bosses. Michael Mercieca, a Microsoft sales employee in Texas, found himself suddenly demoted, with his accounts sabotaged, pay cut back, and facing false accusations of sexual harassment.
Mercieca was hassled over vacation requests,...

Why Bosses Bully: the Psychology of Supervisor Harassment

Why Bosses Bully: the Psychology of Supervisor Harassment

The #MeToo movement brought to light the unpleasant reality of sexual misconduct many employees endure in the workplace. But that’s really only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the myriad forms of abuse people suffer from supervisors.
From pouring tepid coffee onto an...

United Airlines – The Not So Friendly Skies

United Airlines – The Not So Friendly Skies

EEOC Files Sexual Harassment Suit Against United Airlines for Failing to Protect Flight Attendant Flight attendants have a difficult job. Although their primary job is passenger safety, they are more frequently treated as bar servers, maids, and worse. By worse, we mean that sometimes a passenger,...

5 Reasons Why to Never Report Sexual Harrassment to HR

5 Reasons Why to Never Report Sexual Harrassment to HR

A Columbia University researcher complained about unwanted sexual advances from a tenured professor. He responded by trying to crush her career.
Economics researcher Enrichetta Ravina was subject to retaliation after reporting inappropriate behavior by Professor Geert Bekaert, a New York...