Category: Sexual Harassment

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…

Harassment of Women: Holding Employers Accountable

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Even in the 21st Century, women are still being harassed in the workplace at rates far greater than men. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports 6,822 charges of sexual harassment filed in 2015, and only 17.1% were filed by men. Employers have a legal obligation under state and federal law to prevent any form…