Sexual Harassment Law Blog


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....

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...

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...


When Kings Fall – Indiana AG Suspended for Inappropriate Touching

When Kings Fall – Indiana AG Suspended for Inappropriate Touching

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is the state’s top law enforcement officer. His job is to “protect the rights, freedoms, and safety” of everyone in the state. As Curtis Hill just found out, however, even he is not above the law. This week the Indiana Supreme Court suspended...

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...