Same Sex Harassment


While sexual harassment is usually thought of as being between a man and a woman, there are cases of same sex harassment that are also subject to the law.

"If a case of sexual harassment is filed in California, it is filed under the auspices of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and may fall into one of two categories - hostile work environment or the quid pro quo theory," indicated Deborah Barron of the Barron Law Corporation in Sacramento, California.

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