Sexual Harassment Law Blog



Spotted Pig Owner Pays $240,000 in Sexual Harassment Claims Settlement

Spotted Pig Owner Pays $240,000 in Sexual Harassment Claims Settlement

When the owner of an establishment is the person engaging in sexual harassment, employee complaints are not going to get far, and they can expect retaliation. That was the case with Ken Friedman, owner of Manhattan’s Spotted Pig Restaurant, located in the West Village. 
In January,...


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...


How Can I Sue McDonalds for Sexual Harassment?

How Can I Sue McDonalds for Sexual Harassment?

One of biggest employers in the food service industry is McDonalds. Second only to Subway in the total number of U.S. locations, the company and its franchises employ almost 1 million people. For many young adults, McDonalds is their first experience in the workforce. Unfortunately, it is also...

25 New Lawsuits Against McDonald’s Regarding Sexual Harassment

25 New Lawsuits Against McDonald’s Regarding Sexual Harassment

Since 2016, McDonald’s has faced more than 50 lawsuits regarding sexual harassment in the workplace and/or condoning retaliation against employees reporting such behavior. In May 2019, the number of lawsuits jumped by 50 percent, stated the ACLU & Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund and...



Rape by Bartender - $20 Million Lawsuit Filed

Rape by Bartender - $20 Million Lawsuit Filed

Can I Sue a Bar or Restaurant if I was Raped by an Employee? Rape and sexual violence have no borders. They can occur anywhere. A Houston lawyer has stepped forward and accused a Brennan’s restaurant bartender of spiking her drink and then raping her in her own apartment. The case has...