Category: Sexual Harassment

Understanding Sexual Harassment and How to Stop It May Be Easier Now Because of What Has Happened in 2016

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Sexual harassment has been a significant issue in 2016, touching areas from the presidential campaign to high-profile lawsuits against media moguls. And while the events of this past year are no doubt part of a trend that has gone on for decades, despite vigorous battles by courageous victims and their attorneys, their occurrence at the…


Survey Finds 40% of Female Fast-Food Workers Face Sexual Harassment, Including Hostile Work Environments

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In the same week that a union filed sexual harassment complaints against McDonald’s on behalf of 15 workers, a Washington, D.C.-based research firm released the results from a survey regarding fast-food workers. The survey indicated that 40% of female fast-food workers reported having been sexually harassed on the job. The survey, which included polling more…



What Constitutes as 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…