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NJ Fire Chief Sexually Harassed Teen Volunteer

NJ Fire Chief Sexually Harassed Teen Volunteer

A complaint just filed in Warren County NJ says a teen volunteer was sexually harassed by Raymond “Sonny” Read, Chief of the Franklin Township Fire Department. Chief Read is 40. The teen volunteer, Priya Gupta was 17 at the time of the alleged misconduct.
According to court...

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...

Are Unwanted “D–k Pics” Illegal? (Sexting Post)

Are Unwanted “D–k Pics” Illegal? (Sexting Post)

This post has its genus from an article about Finland’s Justice Ministry. What does Finland have to do with dick pics in the United States? Keep reading. No matter where you are in this world, some guys can’t resist the urge to send unsolicited (and unwanted) pictures of their private...

Workplace Sexual Assault vs Sexual Harassment

Workplace Sexual Assault vs Sexual Harassment

Workers can sue for both sexual assault and sexual harassment that occurs in the workplace. That’s true in all fifty states. But the state in which you work may be critical in determining how long you have to sue and how much you can collect in damages. This post looks at Texas but these same...

Dartmouth College Reaches $14 Million Sexual Harassment Settlement

Dartmouth College Reaches $14 Million Sexual Harassment Settlement

This month, Dartmouth College announced it had reached a settlement with nine women who had sued the college the previous fall for sexual misconduct by three former sciences professors. President Phil Hanlon announced the $14 million settlement in an email statement. The plaintiffs, who had...

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...

Essential Criteria for Selecting the Best Sexual Harassment Lawyer

Essential Criteria for Selecting the Best Sexual Harassment Lawyer

Selecting a sexual harassment lawyer could be the single most important decision you make. The right lawyer can mean the difference between a successful claim for financial compensation and the loss of your chances for recovery. Even more importantly, having the right lawyer to guide you through...

Six Examples of Workplace Sexual Harassment

Six Examples of Workplace Sexual Harassment

Not all sexual harassment takes place in the workplace. For example, we know of sexual harassment on campus as well as passengers harassed by Uber and Lyft drivers. In this short post we identify some common examples of harassment in the workplace.
Example #1: Third-Party Sexual...

Six Common Mistakes Made by Sexual Harassment Victims

Six Common Mistakes Made by Sexual Harassment Victims

We have spoken with many victims of sexual harassment and studied why some people never report their stories while others do but fail in getting justice. To help victims make more informed decisions about whether they should report and what to expect, we are sharing our experience with...