Sexual Harassment Law Blog



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...

Sexual Harassment by Customers – Can I Sue My Employer?

Sexual Harassment by Customers – Can I Sue My Employer?

We all know that sexual harassment is illegal in the workplace. Many of think that the perpetrators are bosses or co-workers. If you work in the service industry, however, you probably also think of customers. Workers dependent on tip income are especially vulnerable to harassment.
Can you...