Sexual Harassment Law Blog


Chipotle Settles Sexual Harassment Case for $95,000

Chipotle Settles Sexual Harassment Case for $95,000

While the majority of sexual harassment cases involve men intimidating women, the roles are sometimes reversed. That is the case with a recent settlement involving fast-casual restaurant chain Chipotle. A then-22-year old male manager at a San Jose outlet, Austin Melton, endured pervasive sexual...

Anita Hill Leads Hollywood Commission on Sexual Harassment

Anita Hill Leads Hollywood Commission on Sexual Harassment

The MeToo movement revealed the pervasiveness of sexual harassment in the entertainment industry. Nearly 30 years ago, lawyer and academic Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment when both worked at the EEOC. 
Thomas was confirmed by the Senate and...

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,...


IHOP Franchisees to Pay Almost $1 Million in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

IHOP Franchisees to Pay Almost $1 Million in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Recently, the International House of Pancakes made headlines over the news it was changing its names to International House of Burgers or IHOB. That was a publicity stunt, but it’s probably not a coincidence the announcement of the phony name change occurred about the same time as that of two...

Wal-Mart Pays For Snubbing Employee Sexual Harassment Complaints

Wal-Mart Pays For Snubbing Employee Sexual Harassment Complaints

Have you ever complained to management about a co-worker’s lewd jokes or annoying flirtation, only to have your employer ignore your sexual harassment concerns? 
Retail employees know that it can take continued complaints to get any action out of their superiors, but...

Reasons Women Don’t Report Sexual Harassment

Reasons Women Don’t Report Sexual Harassment

Working women who have never been subject to some type of sexual harassment are the exception. Of course, degrees of sexual harassment vary, and there’s a huge difference between a colleague telling a woman she’s attractive and actual pressure for sex.
Some women may shrug off the...


Dollar General Sexual Harassment Suit Highlights Ongoing Crisis

Dollar General Sexual Harassment Suit Highlights Ongoing Crisis

Yet again, Dolgencorp dba Dollar General Stores, Inc. is the target of a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sexual harassment lawsuit claiming the retail chain violated federal law when a Red Banks, Mississippi store manager allegedly subjected female employees to sexual...