Sexual Harassment Law Blog


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...

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...

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...