Author: Sessions & Kimball

What Constitutes as Sexual Harassment at Work

What Constitutes as Sexual Harassment at Work

Everyone knows that sexual harassment is illegal. With the recent scandal coming out of UC Berkeley, the persistent problem of sexual harassment is once again on everyone’s radar. Yet many people aren’t sure of what exactly constitutes actionable sexual harassment. By...
Berkeley Allegations Highlight Sexual Harassment by Faculty

Berkeley Allegations Highlight Sexual Harassment by Faculty

Three recent allegations by students against an Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley are only the latest in a series of scandals involving sexual harassment at the university over the past several years. All told, at least 141 allegations of sexual harassment against UC...
My Boss Hit On Me, What Should I Do?

My Boss Hit On Me, What Should I Do?

We all know that sexual harassment at the workplace is, by definition, illegal. But it is also the case that there is nothing inherently wrong with romances developing between co-workers. In fact, one survey found nearly one out of five couples meet through work, and...
Can an Independent Contractor Sue for Wrongful Termination?

Can an Independent Contractor Sue for Wrongful Termination?

Increasingly, employers in today’s economy are hiring what they call “independent contractors” rather than “employees” to work on their behalf. This is especially the case with younger workers who may be brought on for a specific project or period of time. In...