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Workplace Relationships; A Sexual Harassment Suit in the Making?

Ft. Lauderdale, FL- Countless romances grow out of the workplace, it’s only natural since coworkers spend so much time with each other. Psychology Today recently conducted a study about workplace romances, and found that 47 percent of respondents…
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Three Ridiculously High Sexual Harassment Settlements

Des Moines, IA- Anyone who has faced sexual harassment whether it was in the workplace knows how frustrating and demeaning it can be. The victims just want it to stop and when their protestations don’t work they turn to their employers. After…
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Former San Diego Mayor “Dirty Old Man” Filner Facing Yet another Sexual Harassment Suit

San Diego, CA- “Repugnant and revolting,” that’s how former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s latest accuser described his behavior towards her when she worked as his executive assistant. Benelia Santos-Hunter, 50, filed a sexual harassment…
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Four Women Accuse Everett Mayor of Sexual Harassment

Everett, MA- As leaders politicians are supposed to live up to a higher standard, but we often learn that being a person of esteem doesn’t exclude a person of bad behavior. The Boston Globe reported that four women have come forward, alleging…
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Facing Sexual Harassment Accusations, Ohio Doctor Testifies His Erection Was a Bottle in His Pocket

Stow, OH- People will make all sorts of excuses for their behavior, but an Ohio doctor, accused of sexually harassing and assaulting female patients at a Stow pain clinic, gave a remarkably laughable excuse during a court appearance this week.…
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Tenants Settle Sexual Harassment Suit with Landlord

Grand Rapids, MI- If you think sexual harassment suits are solely relegated to the workplace, you’re wrong. There are a number of business relationships that are subject civil suits in light of harassment that includes the relationship between…
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California Lawmakers Pass Legislation to Protect Farm Workers from Sexual Harassment

Carmel, CA- A new bill aimed at protecting California agriculture workers from sexual harassment and assault has passed he state legislature and is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk for his signature. It is likely Gov. Brown will sign…
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Survey: Flirting Cause of Sexual Harassment

Des Moines, IA- When discussing sexual harassment, the subject of what causes this behavior, whether it in the workplace or in the street, inevitably comes up. What motivates a person to sexually harass another is hard to decipher. Some instances…
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Cashier Hits Kroger with $2M Sexual Harassment Suit

Roanoke, VA- A Kroger grocery store in Roanoke is facing costly litigation after a former cashier filed a lawsuit alleging the grocer failed to action against a coworker who repeatedly subjected her to sexual harassment. In the lawsuit, filed…
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Potato Warehouse Facing Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit

Monte Vista, CO-Last week the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced they would be filing and sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against a Colorado-based potato warehouse on behalf of four female workers. The agency alleges…
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Urban Outfitters Slapped with Sexual Harassment Suit Because of Creepy Customer

New York, NY- An employee at a Manhattan Urban Outfitters filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the retailer, alleging they refused to take appropriate action against a customer caught taking photos up the skirts of female employees, the…
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Ohio AG Accused of Intervening in Sexual Harassment Investigation

Columbus, OH- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is facing an avalanche of criticism after allegations emerged that he inappropriately intervened when an intern in the AG’s office filed a sexual harassment complaint. According to the Columbus…