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What Constitutes Sexual Harassment at Work?

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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 definition, sexual harassment is any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors, or other…


Berkeley Allegations Highlight Sexual Harassment by Faculty

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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 Berkeley faculty alone in the years between 2012 and 2015, prompted one…


My Boss Hit On Me, What Should I Do?

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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 even our current president met his wife when he was…


Sessions and Kimball Employment Law Firm in Mission Viejo is Participating in the 2016 Labor and Employment Law Symposium

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Join us at the 2016 Labor and Employment Law Symposium in Orange, CA on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Hiedi DeGroot, Partner, and Nicole Nguyen, litigator, from our firm, will be speaking at the event, discussing how to deal with violence in the workplace. You can see a full schedule below. Register online at ocbar.org Registration:…


Can an Independent Contractor Sue for Wrongful Termination?

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Possibly, Particularly If You Were Not Really an “Independent Contractor” 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 California, we see…