Sexual Harassment Law Blog



iPhone AirDrop Provides Opportunities for Virtual Sexual Harassment

iPhone AirDrop Provides Opportunities for Virtual Sexual Harassment

Most sexual harassment consists of the old-fashioned kind, with the harasser making unwanted physical contact, using demeaning terms or quid pro quo demands for sex in return for some type of benefit.
That’s not the case with iPhone’s AirDrop app, which allows total strangers to...


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...


Sexual Harassment Is Rampant in Retail and Manufacturing

Sexual Harassment Is Rampant in Retail and Manufacturing

An analysis by the Center for American Progress found that sexual harassment complaints by retail workers amount to 13.44 percent of the total of annual complaints. This means that retail is the second riskiest industry for this kind of misconduct, closely following the food industry....

Sexual Harassment Can Result in Long-term Health Effects

Sexual Harassment Can Result in Long-term Health Effects

It’s no secret that sexual harassment can result in depression and anxiety, but new research shows that the long-term health effects of sexual harassment on women are more pervasive than previously thought. It’s possible such harassment could take years off a woman’s life, as she...

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,...

The Biggest Payouts – So Far – in Sexual Harassment Cases

The Biggest Payouts – So Far – in Sexual Harassment Cases

While the #MeToo movement has brought international attention to the pervasiveness of sexual harassment in the workplace, its most noted effect has been in bringing down well-known offenders in top fields. #MeToo formally began in late 2017, but sexual harassment lawsuits against major companies...

Wal-Mart Pays For Snubbing Employee Sexual Harassment Complaints

Wal-Mart Pays For Snubbing Employee Sexual Harassment Complaints

Have you ever complained to management about a co-worker’s lewd jokes or annoying flirtation, only to have your employer ignore your sexual harassment concerns? 
Retail employees know that it can take continued complaints to get any action out of their superiors, but...