Sexual Harassment Law Blog


IHOP Franchisees to Pay Almost $1 Million in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

IHOP Franchisees to Pay Almost $1 Million in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Recently, the International House of Pancakes made headlines over the news it was changing its names to International House of Burgers or IHOB. That was a publicity stunt, but it’s probably not a coincidence the announcement of the phony name change occurred about the same time as that of two...

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...

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...


Dollar General Sexual Harassment Suit Highlights Ongoing Crisis

Dollar General Sexual Harassment Suit Highlights Ongoing Crisis

Yet again, Dolgencorp dba Dollar General Stores, Inc. is the target of a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sexual harassment lawsuit claiming the retail chain violated federal law when a Red Banks, Mississippi store manager allegedly subjected female employees to sexual...