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New Research Shows That Sexual Harassment Is Rampant Within Lower Paying Industries

 

Women in both the tech and media industries are very outspoken about the toxic workplace culture that enables sexual harassment to thrive. Many of these women have spoken out publicly, conducting interviews with the media and engaging in long legal battles. In these cases, it appears we are making strides towards a better and more […]

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Tesla Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

 

The tech industry has had its fair share of sexual harassment claims. As a male dominated industry, women are the minority in the tech field. Unfortunately, many face discrimination and harassment. Most recently, Tesla, the manufacturer of self-driving electric vehicles, is dealing with its own sexual harassment scandal. A former Tesla employee has filed a lawsuit […]

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Sexual Harassment at Work

 

Despite the fact that the vast majority – 98 percent – of American corporations now have sexual harassment policies in place, sexual harassment in the workplace is still quite prevalent. When it happens, it can be devastating for both the victim and the corporation. Some experts believe that sexual harassment is rooted in the national […]

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Future of Obama-era Wage & Hours Efforts Uncertain

 

Two controversial employment guidance letters issued by the Obama administration are now being retracted by the new President and his Department of Labor staff. The two letters were originally issued by the Wage & Hour Division (WHD) and aimed to limit worker misclassification. The letters also increased instances where businesses could be considered a joint […]

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Issues Faced by Bisexual Employees in the Workplace

 

For bisexual employees, the hardships of coming out in the workplace are intensified by having to come out two or even three times. As the nature of their relationships change, bisexual employees are often forced to explain their orientation to coworkers more than once when their relationship changes from a same-sex relationship to one that […]

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Potential Pitfalls of Recruiting Young Workers

 

It is not uncommon for companies to seek out young workers for entry-level positions. Sometimes, this is part of an internship program in collaboration with a local college. It may be a strategy used to secure workers with little to no experience in their field with the idea that they will be easy to train […]

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Speaking Up Against Workplace Harassment

 

Harassment can occur at any time or any place. It can take many different forms and is always meant to affect a person negatively. A person can be harassed by another person or group. Harassment can also be an organized effort or spontaneous. The point is that harassment is a serious behavior and no one […]

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South Jersey Employment Discrimination Lawyers: Goldman Sachs to Request LGBT Status

 

Employers who violate anti-discrimination laws are subject to fines and civil lawsuits. The best way for employers to deter discrimination lawsuits is by avoiding discrimination. Though employers are allowed to collect information about their employees’ race, gender, nationality, and age, they are prohibited from using this information to make employment decisions. Employers can use this […]

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South Jersey Employment Discrimination Lawyer: Sexual Orientation Protections

 

Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh District became the first Federal Appellate Court to rule that Title IV’s prohibition of sexual discrimination also covers discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The ruling stemmed from a case in which an openly gay adjunct professor at a community college was rejected for full […]

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South Jersey Sexual Harassment Lawyers: Online Harassment by U.S. Marines

 

The Pentagon and Congress are facing heat regarding their stance (or lack thereof) toward sexual harassment and cyber bullying in a series of recent scandals in the military. A San Diego Marine boot camp saw a female veteran become the victim of graphic sexual harassment online, allegedly perpetrated by another military service member. This case […]

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