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Hogan Lovells

The #MeToo Movement Comes to Court

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As 2018 draws to a close, it is worth taking a closer look at the increasing legal impact of the #MeToo movement. The chorus of victims’ voices and the media spotlight exposed the prevalence of sexual misconduct in the...more

FordHarrison

TV Explores #MeToo Red Flags as EEOC Stings Real-Life Harassers

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One year has passed since The New York Times and The New Yorker broke the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse scandal, yet television shows are still weaving #MeToo themes into their storylines. ...more

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

Patchwork Approach to Addressing Sexual Harassment – One State at a Time (Part 2)

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As explained in Part 1 of this four-part series, we are exploring some of the more recent state law developments addressing sexual harassment in the workplace. Since the #MeToo movement began over a year ago, there have been...more

Pepper Hamilton LLP

#MeToo: Is Your Company Covered?

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A year ago, sexual assault allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein rocked the entertainment industry and quickly led to the rise of the #MeToo movement, sparking an upsurge of reports and claims of sexual harassment...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Murex Petroleum Corp. to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Racial Harassment Lawsuit

Oil and Gas Company Subjected Employee to Racial Harassment, Federal Agency Charged - MINNEAPOLIS - A Texas-based oil and gas company operating in Tioga, N.D., will pay $50,000 and furnish other relief to settle a racial...more

Holland & Hart - Employers' Lawyers

Sexual Harassment Cases Provide Concrete Reason to Change Corporate Culture

Sexual harassment can affect your workplace in many significant ways—for example, by lowering morale, increasing absenteeism and turnover, and decreasing productivity. But those consequences are often difficult to measure and...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Developing Best Practices For Addressing Workplace Violence In The Homecare And Assisted Living Settings

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In the wake of a recent uptick in workplace violence based lawsuits against home care and assisted living providers, lawmakers introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives on November 16th that would require health...more

Littler

NYC Council Proposes Additional Harassment Training Requirement for "Nightlife Establishments" and Their Employees

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As previously reported, this year both the State of New York and the City of New York enacted legislation requiring employers to distribute sexual harassment prevention policies and to train their workforce about the...more

Hogan Lovells

Is workplace harassment a representation of a hierarchal power struggle in Africa?

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Harassment and discrimination complaints are among the most complex and difficult issues for a business owner, senior manager or HR professional to address. ...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Sues Lancaster’s BBG& Wings for Racial Harassment And Constructive Discharge

Black Employee Had to Quit Due to Racial Slurs and Harassment, Federal Agency Charges - STATESVILLE, N.C. - Joe's Old Fashioned Bar-B-Que, Inc., doing business as Lancaster's BBQ & Wings, a North Carolina corporation,...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

11th Circ. Reminds Employers Why Best Practices Matter

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What happens when an employer’s allegedly good documentation of an employee’s poor performance is met with an employee’s allegations that she was subjected to multiple racially charged comments in a two-month period? A...more

Laner Muchin, Ltd.

Recent Federal Decisions Highlight Breadth of Employers’ Obligations Under Title VII

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Recent federal court decisions serve as a timely reminder of an employer’s obligations under Title VII to protect employees from all unlawful harassment in the workplace, even if that harassment is perpetrated by someone...more

Franczek Radelet P.C.

EEOC Statistics Highlight the Continuing Impact of the #MeToo Movement

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

It has been just over a year since the New York Times published its first report regarding allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault against Hollywood rainmaker Harvey Weinstein....more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

MPW Industrial Services to Pay $170,000 To Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Two Employees Racially Harassed at Work, Federal Agency Charged - LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- MPW Industrial Services, Inc., a Hebron, Ohio industrial cleaning company, will pay $170,0000 to settle a race discrimination lawsuit...more

FordHarrison

Is Your Company Speaking the Right Language?

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On October 17, 2018, the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) released foreign language resources for employers and employees regarding the state’s new sexual harassment prevention laws and the necessary policy and...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Treating Employees To Halloween Fun Can Be Tricky

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Halloween is lurking just around the corner, and workplace festivities may present unusual challenges. Unsafe or offensive costumes, religious discrimination, and harassment are among the issues potentially...more

Cozen O'Connor

EEOC Data for FY 2018 Shows Uptick in Sexual Harassment Claims as Number of Other Claims Falls

by Cozen O'Connor on

On October 4, 2018, the EEOC announced preliminary sexual harassment data for FY 2018, which ended September 30. The acting chair of the agency, Victoria Lipnic, said the EEOC had received many requests for the data in the...more

Polsinelli

The Pendulum has Swung: California Passes Harassment Legislation In Wake Of #Metoo Movement

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Recently, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a series of Bills that add additional protections to victims of sexual harassment and may make it more difficult for employers to defend those claims.  ...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Sues Safie Specialty Foods for Sexual Harassment And Retaliation

Company Owner Fires Four Employees that Reported or Verified Sexual Harassment by Favored Employee, Federal Agency Alleges. CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Safie Specialty Foods Company Inc., which pickles vegetables in...more

Nossaman LLP

On Your Mark, Get Set, Review! Roundup Of 2019 California Sexual Harassment Prevention Related Legislation

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As we look to the year ahead, we have prepared a summary of new laws related to sexual harassment prevention. These new laws become effective January 1, 2019 unless otherwise noted. Also summarized are several vetoed bills...more

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

Patchwork Approach to Addressing Sexual Harassment – One State at a Time (Part 1)

by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC on

There have been a variety of responses to the #MeToo movement since it began a little over a year ago. Employees have responded by filing more internal and external complaints. ...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Once Is Enough: Eleventh Circuit Allows Racial Harassment Claim Against Health Care Provider to Proceed—and Takeaways For...

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Seyfarth Synopsis: In a recent decision, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that the use of the N-Word in the workplace one time is sufficient to trigger a hostile work environment....more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

A California Pickle: Should Employers Defend Alleged Harassers?

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Seyfarth Synopsis: When confronted with a lawsuit naming an individual employee as a defendant, should California employers run from the employee or provide a defense? The duty to indemnify employees often leaves employers in...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Hostile Work Environment Claim Based on Racial Slurs Advances

Why it matters - The U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit reversed dismissal of a plaintiff’s Title VII suit based on the use of racial slurs, although the court affirmed summary judgment in favor of the employer on...more

Morgan Lewis

Sexual Harassment and Sexism: A Guide for Employers in France

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Recent laws in France have focused on strengthening the fight against sexual harassment and gender-based violence, leading employers to consider the steps they must take to fight such conduct in the workplace....more

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