The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released enforcement and litigation data for fiscal year 2017, which ended September 30, 2017. In 2017, the EEOC received 84,254 workplace discrimination charges and secured $398 million from private employers and state and local government employers through voluntary resolutions and litigation. The breakdown of charges received is as follows: […]
by Rob Parker It is difficult enough to deal with employees who have an intimate or romantic relationship and the potential for sexual harassment claims. But what if the sex is consensual, and occurs in the workplace? An executive had been hearing rumors that one of his managers, who was married, was having an affair with […]
Sexual harassment in the workplace is being recognized heavily in the media, and albeit on the big screen, it’s nonetheless still these individuals jobs and day to day. Sexual harassment in the workplace has been considered a form of discrimination on the basis of sex in the United States since the mid-1970s. Sexual harassment in the workplace results in […]
The Other Types of Harassment Our last article, Sexual Harassment Training: How to Avoid Harassment, we dove into what can be considered sexual harassment, and what you can do as an employer to prevent that kind of behavior. It is extremely important to have a plan of action in the event of a sexual harassment issue, […]
What is sexual harassment? Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII applies to employers with 15 or more employees, including state and local governments. It also applies to employment agencies and to labor organizations, as well as to the federal government. Although […]
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