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Red Lobster to pay $160,000 to settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Red Lobster Restaurants LLC has agreed to pay $160,000 and provide a significant amount of equitable relief to resolve a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Read More

Pentagon: 20,300 Service Members were Sexually Assaulted or Harassed in 2014

The Pentagon recently reported that there were an estimated 20,300 instances of unwelcome sexual conduct among 1.3 million active service members in 2014. Among these instances, 65% occurred on a Read More

New York City Makes Caregivers a Protected Class

On January 5, 2016, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law legislation prohibiting employment discrimination based on an individual’s actual or perceived status as a caregiver. A “caregiver” Read More

FORMER EMPLOYEES SUE ZALES FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Two former employees filed a lawsuit against Zales, the jewelry retailer, claiming that they were sexually harassed by their supervisor. According to the lawsuit, the plaintiffs’ supervisor subjected them to Read More

NJ Police Officers sue for Sexual Harassment

Twin Police Officers link to Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit New Jersey – Twin police officers, Angel and Luis Santiago, were named in a sexual harassment lawsuit filed in Cumberland County on Read More

SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE KITCHEN

A recent New York court filing in Manhattan Supreme Court alleges that a female cook was sexually harassed and groped by the head chef at David Bouley’s restaurant in Tribeca Read More

WHO IS MY SUPERVISOR?

According to a recent New Jersey Appellate Court decision, an employer’s policies against sexual harassment are ineffective if employees are unaware of them. On August 3rd, the New Jersey Appellate Read More

ARE TEMPORARY WORKERS PROTECTED UNDER TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT?

A federal appeals court recently upheld a jury verdict to award 1.5 million in a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against New Breed Logistics, Read More

CAN INAPPROPRIATE COMMENTS ALONE BE SUFFICIENT FOR A SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWSUIT?

Can inappropriate comments alone be sufficient for a sexual harassment lawsuit? Recently, a young female employee of the Central Park Boathouse restaurant sued her married manager for sexual harassment, claiming that Read More

CON EDISON AGREES TO PAY $3.8 MILLION TO PLAINTIFFS IN SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWSUIT

Con Edison recently agreed to pay $3.8 million to up to 300 female workers to settle a sexual harassment and gender discrimination lawsuit. The suit, which was filed on the Read More

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