Sexual Harassment Law Blog


Knoxville Mayoral Candidate Sued for Sexual Harassment

Knoxville Mayoral Candidate Sued for Sexual Harassment

Mike Chase, 72, a candidate for mayor in Knoxville, Tennessee and owner of several restaurants is being sued for sexual harassment and a hostile work environment by one of his wait staff. The server, Ana Tipton Budzynski, along with her husband, Alexander Budzynski, filed the lawsuit in early...


Two Women Allege Sexual Harassment at Local Fox Station

Two Women Allege Sexual Harassment at Local Fox Station

While the #MeToo movement is credited with taking down big names in the worlds of Hollywood, Washington, and major media companies, the backlash really began before numerous women accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault in October 2017.
Fox News chairman Roger Ailes was fired after...

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...

United Airlines – The Not So Friendly Skies

United Airlines – The Not So Friendly Skies

EEOC Files Sexual Harassment Suit Against United Airlines for Failing to Protect Flight Attendant Flight attendants have a difficult job. Although their primary job is passenger safety, they are more frequently treated as bar servers, maids, and worse. By worse, we mean that sometimes a passenger,...

Chili’s Employee Shamed on Instagram for Reporting Sexual Harassment

Chili’s Employee Shamed on Instagram for Reporting Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment in the workplace is not always taken as seriously as it should be. Young employees like Emily Houser, an 18-year-old Pennsylvania resident, are often unprotected when facing the unwanted advances of older managers.
Since the age of 16, Houser had been working at a local...