March 22, 2015

Sexual Harassment is a Form of Sexual Discrimination that Occurs in the Workplace!

What is “sexual harassment”? Sexual harassment is a form of sexual discrimination that occurs in the workplace. Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations defines “sexual harassment” as “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when (1) submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment, (2) submission to or rejection of […]
January 3, 2014

Chicago Housing agency settles sex harassment case for $99,000

The Chicago Housing Authority agreed to pay $99,000 to a former employee who accused the head of the agency of sexual harassment, according to the Chicago Tribune, which obtained details of the confidential settlement through a Freedom of Information Act request. The head of the agency, Charles Woodyard was accused of sexually harassing and having physical contact with a female employee, who alleged she was disciplined and then fired for complaining. Woodyard left his post […]
January 26, 2012

Sexual Harassment claim against 14 year old with Down Syndrome

Recently, a 14 year old with Down Syndrome has been accused of Sexual Harassment. School officials state that there is a surveillance tape of the incident.
January 26, 2012

Restaurant Chain in Tennessee to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

In Tennessee, an Italian eatery named Rafael’s Italian Restaurant has been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for violating federal law. As a result, the restaurant agreed to pay $25,000 and institute other relief. According to the lawsuit, the restaurant subjected a class of female employees to sexual harassment which date back to 2005.
July 20, 2011

Harassment of Climate Scientists

Scientists of the climate have faced harassment, legal challenges and even death threats related to their research according to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.