Sexual Harassment Law Blog


Sexual Harassment Is Part of Working in a Kitchen. "Get Used to It!"

Sexual Harassment Is Part of Working in a Kitchen. "Get Used to It!"

Lawsuit Claims Rape Culture at TopGolf USA “Sexual harassment is part of working in a kitchen. Get used to it.” Ciara Williams says that is what she was told when she complained to her supervisor about sexual harassment at her workplace. Williams and three other women claim they were...

Three Immigrant Janitors Win Sexual Harassment Case

Three Immigrant Janitors Win Sexual Harassment Case

Custodial work isn’t easy. It can be even more challenging if you are a recent immigrant to the United States. For three such women in Fresno, their journey became a nightmare when they were subjected to sexual harassment at work.
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Blueberry Farm Workers Get $350,000 for Sexual Harassment Claims

Blueberry Farm Workers Get $350,000 for Sexual Harassment Claims

Four women who worked at Great Columbia Berry Farms will split a $350,000 settlement. The women claimed they were sexually harassed or raped by Contreras Ramirez, a former supervisor at the company. Their case was prosecuted by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office.
According...

BottleRock Festival Goer Sues for Sexual Assault

BottleRock Festival Goer Sues for Sexual Assault

Concerts in California may be on hold because of COVID-19 gathering restrictions but health officials believe things will return to normal by late summer. That doesn’t mean the courts are closed, however, and this month a woman sued the promoter of Napa Valley’s BottleRock and the...

Cop Sued for Sexually Abusing Gas Station Worker

Cop Sued for Sexually Abusing Gas Station Worker

How often have we driven by a late night convenience store and seen a patrol car parked outside? Gas stations are popular with cops… they usually offer hot coffee, fast service and are open late. Service station owners and their employees usually like the presence of the police because it...


McDonald’s Facing Three New Sexual Harassment Lawsuits 

McDonald’s Facing Three New Sexual Harassment Lawsuits 

Fast food behemoth McDonald’s faces three new sexual harassment lawsuits, filed just months after a half-billion dollar lawsuit filed in April 2020 and a year after the filing of a class action lawsuit in November 2019. The most recent lawsuits were filed in Kansas City, St. Louis, and Los...

What to Do About Workplace Harassment if There Is No HR

What to Do About Workplace Harassment if There Is No HR

We often hear about corporate HR departments doing almost nothing to protect workers who report sexual harassment or misconduct — or worse, siding with the abuser rather than the victim. But the departments do offer formalized procedures for handling such claims and provide at least a...

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...

Sexually Assaulted at a Concert – What Should You Do?

Sexually Assaulted at a Concert – What Should You Do?

Can I Sue if I Was Sexually Assaulted at a Concert? Sexual assaults are the dirty secret of concerts and festivals. While most assaults are limited to unwanted groping, the prevalence of these assaults is far higher than most people realize. Promoters and venues need to do more to protect guests....