Sexual Harassment Law Blog


Feds Sue NY Diner for Sexual Harassment

Feds Sue NY Diner for Sexual Harassment

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit against an East Meadow (Long Island) diner. The EEOC says that Colony Diner subjected female employees to a hostile work environment.
Colony Diner is owned by two brothers, George and Thomas Strifas. George typically worked the day...

Semen in a Water Bottle? (Sexual Harassment Post)

Semen in a Water Bottle? (Sexual Harassment Post)

Some men have fragile egos. They can’t handle rejection very well. Most men understand the simple concept that “no means no,” especially at work. Highlight a woman, ask a co-worker out and she says no… that should be the end of it. But this story would be pretty boring if...

Rochester Univ Pays $9.4 Million in Sex Harass Case

Rochester Univ Pays $9.4 Million in Sex Harass Case

The University of Rochester is paying 9 former students and professors $9.4 million to settle claims of sexual harassment in the school’s brain and cognitive sciences department. The settlement resolves a lawsuit filed in 2017. That year students and faculty claimed misconduct by Professor...

Florida McDonalds Employees Sue for Sexual Harassment

Florida McDonalds Employees Sue for Sexual Harassment

We have written many times about sexual harassment under the golden arches. Tens of thousands of Americans had their first job at McDonalds. Flipping burgers for low pay and working weekends and after school. Some workers make it their career while seniors often turn to McDonalds for a part time...



Safie Specialty Foods Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit for $125,000

Safie Specialty Foods Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit for $125,000

Safie Specialty Foods Company, Inc. agreed in January to settle a federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) lawsuit for sexual harassment and retaliation filed by two female workers, one of whom was a temporary employee.
When workers complained about the sexual...


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 still...