Sexual Harassment

Non-Disclosure Agreement Abuse in the Workplace

Nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) have been used to hold corporations accountable for wrongdoing without hurting the liable company’s public image. In the past, corporations used NDAs as a way to protect company secrets or sensitive information. In recent years, though, it has become apparent that individuals abuse NDAs to protect themselves from being held accountable for …

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The Potential Effects of Bill O’Reilly’s Firing on Working Women

A little over a year ago, Fox News lost two of its top leaders, host Bill O’Reilly and founder Roger Ailes. Both men were fired over sexual harassment accusations. This was a great victory for women working at Fox News, but many other women are still facing similar adversity in other companies. There are several …

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How a Sexual Harassment Lawyer Would Try to Fix Uber

Tech companies like Uber attract bright, young, and energetic talent, especially when these companies enter into traditionally-run industries. The management of such companies establish forward-thinking organizational strategies and assume those strategies will illuminate all management problems of the past. Unfortunately, issues such as sexual harassment and discrimination are still prominent in the workplace today. On …

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Getting a New Job? Watch Out for These Red Flags of Possible Sexual Harassment

With all the talk surrounding sexual harassment in the workplace, many people are realizing that it is more deeply engrained into our culture than we might want to admit. Therefore, it is important to understand a company’s culture before committing to an employment offer. Here are some warning signs a prospective employee should look for: …

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Facts, Fiction, and Myths About Sexual Harassment at Work

News stories about assault and harassment victims exposing serial sexual harassers like Harvey Weinstein have been covered in major media sources all over the world. The career-threatening backlash that many of these accused parties now face serves as a warning to others. However, the stories in the media can be easily misinterpreted and can cause …

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Why Following the ‘Pence Rule’ in the Workplace Is a Bad Idea

In light of recent sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood and beyond, male managers are considering practicing the ‘Pence Rule’ in their workplaces. This misconception could land these men in legal trouble. A variation of the so-known ‘Pence Rule’ was originally used by the Southern Baptist minister, Billy Graham. The rule is that a man should …

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Advice from a Sexual Harassment Lawyer to Men in the Workplace

In recent months, the media has shone a spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace, especially in the film and media industry and even in Congress. Consequently, working men throughout the country have been feeling uneasy, trying to remember if they ever crossed a professional boundary in this regard. Others claim that sexual harassment laws …

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How Sharing a List of Sexual Harassers Could Get You in Legal Trouble

As the media has recently highlighted, many victims of sexual harassment have come forth with compiled lists of perpetrators. Unfortunately, these victims may face legal trouble for this act, including accusations of defamation, tortious interference, breach of a non-disclosure agreement, and unauthorized access of information via an anti-doxxing law violation. It is essential for victims …

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