Legal Advice for Hostile Work Environment — 53 results
Written by attorney Timothy Phillips, about 4 years ago.
Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 Sexual harassment, which is considered to be sex discrimination under Title VII, is often referred to as one of two types. First, an... more
Written by attorney Joseph E Maloney, 6 months ago.
When an employer acts so unreasonably that an employee has no real choice but to quit, a "constructive discharge" has occurred. The employee is treated as if he was fired for the purposes... more
Written by attorney Joshua Y. Lee, 6 months ago.
It's difficult to know what the right action to take is in sensitive legal disputes, especially if it has to do with your work, boss, company, or other area of life closely related to where... more
Written by attorney Benjamin E Wick, 2 months ago.
The following guide provides an overview of the time periods for filing an equal employment opportunity complaint for most federal employees and applicants for federal employment. Informal... more
Written by attorney John Winer, 4 months ago.
This article attempts to highlight some of the key factors in play when analyzing damages in sexual harassment, therapist abuse and discrimination cases. It will not attempt to be an... more
Written by attorney Randy Jay Harvey, 5 months ago.
Progressive discipline should be viewed as teaching as much as it is discipline. Unfortunately, what passes for progressive discipline is really a Regressive Discipline process that... more
Written by attorney Cynthia Bamforth, 6 months ago.
Despite staffing cuts, hiring freezes and sequestration woes, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recovered a record $372.1 million for its private sector workplace... more
Written by attorney James Bell, 6 months ago.
Federal law and the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey provide protections to employees against discrimination, harassment and retaliation on the basis of... more
Written by attorney Douglas Carroll, 6 months ago.
You are a victim of sexual harassment if you are subjected to unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, physical contact of a sexual nature or verbal or visual conduct of a... more
Written by attorney Jacob Iraj Kiani, 7 months ago.
1. Require managers and supervisors to clearly document the reasons for any disciplinary action at the time it occurs. The best defense to a retaliation claim is complete documentation... more