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Minnesota police department sued for chief’s sexual harassment damage to employment.    

Minnesota – January 31, 2021 A former Minnesota police officer  is suing the city of Goodhue, alleging the chief of police (at the time of the incident, who has resigned) sent her images of male genitals and made sexual advances over text…
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Employees Who are Sexually Harassed in Wyoming May be Entitled to Financial Relief from Their Employer

Sexual harassment is recognized as a form of sex discrimination and is prohibited in the workplace, according to the Wyoming Fair Employment Practices Act of 1965. If an employee has been harassed at work, they do have rights that can be exercised…
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D.C. harassment lawyers address Federal Emergency Management Association data.

Washington, D.C. - December 2, 2020 Recent survey data reveals that more than ¼ of Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) employees claimed they were harassed, or discriminated against due to their race, or gender.  Claims were…
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Washington D.C., What is considered a hostile or offensive work environment?

A hostile or offensive work environment is one that an individual finds uncomfortable or intimidating to work in. It could also be an environment an individual finds discriminatory in nature. Many individuals often find their work environment…
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How to hold an employer financially liable for sexual harassment in Virginia?

If an employee was sexually harassed by someone in their workplace such as an employer or co-worker and they are looking to recover compensation to make up for how the behavior has affected their life and livelihood, they may be able to obtain…
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What should an employee in Ohio do if their boss tries to make sexual advances toward them?

While it can be especially uncomfortable for an employee to have to work in an environment where their boss has made one or more unwanted sexual advances toward them, there are steps they can take to address the problem. While most assume they…
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Philadelphia Museum of Art called upon to update sexual harassment policy.

Pennsylvania - December 7,  2020 The Philadelphia Museum of Art was frequently in the news in 2020 regarding manager actions of sexual harassment that extended over at least a four period of time.  Legal claims for sexual harassment under…
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What is the difference between sexual harassment and sexual assault in North Dakota?

Unlike sexual harassment, sexual assault is considered a criminal offense. It is important for individuals to understand the difference between the two if they are being subjected to any type of unwanted sexual misconduct in the workplace or…
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How did sexual harassment in the workplace become recognized in the United States?

United States - December 20, 2020 Venue. Sexual harassment can occur at work, at school, at church, at the gym, and any place where there is interaction between human beings.  Workplace harassment is a form of employment discrimination and…
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How is sexual harassment defined in Minnesota?

According to the 2020 Minnesota Statue §363A.03, sexual harassment includes “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, sexually motivated physical or verbal contact, or communication of a sexual nature” when the behavior: …
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Can an employee in Maryland sue their employer for lost wages if they quit over a sexual harassment issue?

When an employee is being sexually harassed at work, it can make it very difficult for them to concentrate, let alone complete their tasks. And because many employees often choose to keep quiet rather than report the misconduct, they often find…
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Do experienced attorneys have legal options to assist Alabama sexual harassment victims?

Background. Attorney and Legal Scholar Catharine MacKinnon pushed forward the legal claim for sexual harassment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, as workplace discrimination giving women an avenue to sue for damages under the law. It…