Sexual Harassment Law Blog


My Manager Ignored My Sexual Harassment Complaint, Now What?

My Manager Ignored My Sexual Harassment Complaint, Now What?

“Put On Your Big Girl Panties”
“Put on your big girl panties” is what one Walmart manager alleged told a store worker after she complained about a co-worker’s rude behavior. That comment is now costing the retail giant $410,000.
According to a complaint...


Can You Sue for Male on Male Sexual Harassment?

Can You Sue for Male on Male Sexual Harassment?

Same Sex Sexual Harassment is Illegal in All States Most people assume sexual harassment occurs between people of different genders. It does but increasingly we are seeing more cases of same sex sexual harassment. And neither how you identify nor the gender of the accused matters. Sexual...

Restaurant Owner Sexually Harasses 14 Year Old

Restaurant Owner Sexually Harasses 14 Year Old

A Minnesota custard stand and its owner settled allegations that the owner sexually harassed a 14 year old female employee. Although the settlement was minimal, it demonstrates that young adults have important rights in the workplace. Whether you are a child or an adult, sexual harassment is never...

Store Pays $1.2 Million to Settle Sexual Assault Claims

Store Pays $1.2 Million to Settle Sexual Assault Claims

99 Cents Only Stores in northern California will pay $1.2 million to settle claims made by two workers. The employees say a supervisor sexually assaulted them in a walk-in freezer. When they reported the incident, both found their hours cut.
After the workers made their complaints, the...

Sexual Harassment Is Rampant in Retail and Manufacturing

Sexual Harassment Is Rampant in Retail and Manufacturing

An analysis by the Center for American Progress found that sexual harassment complaints by retail workers amount to 13.44 percent of the total of annual complaints. This means that retail is the second riskiest industry for this kind of misconduct, closely following the food industry.
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What are the Worst Industries for Sexual Harassment?

What are the Worst Industries for Sexual Harassment?

As Hollywood’s casting couch predators are exposed in the media, and scandals involving politicians make headlines, it is neither entertainment nor politics that involve the highest harassment risks for employees.
According to researchers from the Center for American Progress, people...

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...


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...