Sexual Harassment Law Blog


25 New Lawsuits Against McDonald’s Regarding Sexual Harassment

25 New Lawsuits Against McDonald’s Regarding Sexual Harassment

Since 2016, McDonald’s has faced more than 50 lawsuits regarding sexual harassment in the workplace and/or condoning retaliation against employees reporting such behavior. In May 2019, the number of lawsuits jumped by 50 percent, stated the ACLU & Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund and...

Sexual Harassment in the Legal Field

Sexual Harassment in the Legal Field

While those in the legal field should prove fully cognizant of possible repercussions due to sexual harassment claims, that doesn’t mean such behavior is less prevalent than in other industries. A recent survey of approximately 7,000 lawyers and those working in the legal field by the...




Sexual Harassment Within Medicine

Sexual Harassment Within Medicine

There are few settings so rife with abusive behavior by people in positions of authority as medical residencies. The culture, insiders say, prompts residents to view harassment as a necessary evil for ‘rookies’; if they can endure it, they’ll make it in the competitive environment...



Female Guard at Tennessee Prison Sexually Harassed and Groped by Inmates

Female Guard at Tennessee Prison Sexually Harassed and Groped by Inmates

A former female guard at a Chattanooga prison has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court alleging that the Silverdale Detention Center was a sexually hostile work environment. The facility is run by CoreCivic, formerly the Corrections Corporation of America, a company notorious for the number of...

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...