Sexual Harassment Law Blog


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...

The Biggest Payouts – So Far – in Sexual Harassment Cases

The Biggest Payouts – So Far – in Sexual Harassment Cases

While the #MeToo movement has brought international attention to the pervasiveness of sexual harassment in the workplace, its most noted effect has been in bringing down well-known offenders in top fields. #MeToo formally began in late 2017, but sexual harassment lawsuits against major companies...

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 ignoring complaints...

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...