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Retaliation Following Involvement in a Claim

 

In recent news, a former principal and chief academic officer of a charter school in Philadelphia filed a civil rights lawsuit. Allegedly, she was let go from her job for supporting a colleague’s sexual harassment complaint against the CEO of the company that operates the school. The company claims that not renewing her contract had […]

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Vision Discrimination in the Workplace

 

Vision impairments including blindness are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the ADA prohibits employers from acts intended to discriminate against an employee. An employer may not refuse to hire or terminate an employee for a visual impairment unless the loss of sight prevents the […]

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Hollywood Addresses Sexual Harassment

 

Recently, the Los Angeles film community was rocked when two critical figures at Cinefamily, a popular nonprofit theater on Fairfax Avenue, resigned after allegations of sexual harassment and assault surfaced on social media. Days later, the organization announced that it was suspending its programming to conduct an investigation. This is just one example in a […]

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Signs of a Hostile Work Environment

 

The atmosphere of a workplace plays a huge factor in the success of a business’s employees. Many people think that a hostile work environment constitutes a bad boss, a rude coworker, or a lack of perks, benefits, and privileges. But according to the law, it can be much more than that. A manager, boss, or […]

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Workers’ Rights While on Maternity Leave

 

Before a worker becomes pregnant, they should take the time to learn about their rights regarding maternity leave and the use of company-provided health benefits for pregnancy and childbirth-related medical needs. At the federal level, employers in the United States are not required to provide paid maternity leave to their employees. However, the Family and […]

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Class Action Lawsuits in the Tech Field

 

When an individual faces sexual harassment or another form of gender discrimination at work, the presumed logical step for that individual to take is to file a discrimination claim to have the issue resolved. However, many sexual harassment victims do not file lawsuits, and instead leave their jobs or continue to face harassment in their […]

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Fox Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

 

Sexual harassment is a stain that many businesses cannot shake. It taints public perception and makes workers wary of upper management and one another. When sexual harassment claims are frequent and the company has a public profile, it can make things worse. Fox news has a history of sexual harassment claims. One of its highest […]

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Study Reveals the Rampant Sexual Harassment Occurring Within Graduate Programs

 

Unfortunately, we have all heard many cases regarding sexual harassment at schools. A quick study of the news can reveal hundreds of cases of teacher sexual misconduct. Most of these cases are happening with middle and high school students, but many people do not know about the sexual harassment cases at universities. College students are […]

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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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