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Posted by 1p21.admin On June 30, 2023

How to File a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit in California

Sexual harassment has no place in a work environment. It is an illegal practice using discrimination, targeting an individual through inappropriate comments, touches, gestures, or pressures that may feel hostile, intimidating, offensive, and sexual in nature. If you are experiencing sexual harassment at work, your employer is…

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Posted by 1p21.content On April 27, 2023

What is Sexual Harassment?

Sexual harassment is all too common and has been largely ignored in the United States for many years. Since the advent of the Me Too movement, we are becoming increasingly aware of how intolerable behaviors that we have been forced to tolerate for years actually are. It…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On February 9, 2023

What is Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment?

Quid pro quo comes from Latin and means to exchange one thing for another. While the phrase may be appropriate in a variety of circumstances, it is never appropriate when used in reference to benefits in the workplace. Quid pro quo sexual harassment is when an employer…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On August 19, 2022

What if I get harassed at work — and I work from home?

It’s been more than two years since the pandemic forced millions of Americans to work from home. Today, many, if not most, Bay Area workplaces are back open, but many employees are still working remotely. They discovered that they preferred the convenience of working from home and…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On May 17, 2022

Flaws seen in how Cal State system deals with sexual harassment

Inconsistencies have surfaced in the way the California State University investigates and resolves sexual harassment cases at its more than 20 campuses. As a result, state lawmakers have requested an independent audit in how the university system deals with such cases. These findings were disclosed in a…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On July 12, 2021

Global report calls sexual harassment of women in health care a ‘major problem’

Women make up the backbone of healthcare around the world, and the Bay Area is no exception. An estimated 90 percent of nurses, and 70 percent of healthcare workers overall, are female. Yet the women who work hard every day to keep the rest of us healthy…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On September 3, 2020

Why don’t more sexual harassment victims speak up?

Victims of sexual harassment often don’t come forward right away. When they do finally report their harassment, a lot of armchair pundits are inclined to ask, “Well, why didn’t they speak up sooner?” There are a lot of reasons. Chief among them are: Humiliation and shame: When…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On June 19, 2020

SCOTUS ruling protects transgender rights

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) handed down a landmark ruling that many say is a bigger benefit to LGBTQ people than the Obergefell v. Hodges ruling that granted same-sex couples marriage equality. In a 6-3 decision, the Court ruled that firing someone who is…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On May 27, 2020

Sexual harassment issues in online meetings

Have you been working from home lately? If so, like many other companies in this nation, your employer may be rapidly making adjustments to the way that they do business, particularly when it comes to holding conferences and meetings. They may also have quickly set up an…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On May 22, 2020

Can women in high positions be sexually harassed?

One of the most frequently suggested solutions to the problem of sexual harassment in the workplace is to move more women into positions of authority. As supervisors, managers and executives, women might be in a better position to move a company’s culture in a direction that won’t…

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