Workplace Sexual Harassment And Remote Work: Common Examples

Both state law and federal law technically protect workers from being victims of sexual harassment in California. Unfortunately, sexual harassment in the workplace continues to be an issue across virtually all industries. According to the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, charges of workplace sexual harassment are increasing, not decreasing, as one would hope. It’s also… Continue reading Workplace Sexual Harassment And Remote Work: Common Examples

4 Ways to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Preventing sexual harassment in the workplace is among the top duties of any employer. You have a responsibility to ensure your workers feel safe. There are various steps you can take to cultivate a work environment where sexual harassment is not a problem. The following are just a few noteworthy ideas to consider. Establish Official… Continue reading 4 Ways to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

8 Elements of Credibility Assessment in an Investigation of Sexual Harassment Claims

We hear so many accusations of sexual harassment nowadays, that many of us have thought to ourselves at least once, “Okay, but what if some of the accusers are lying?” That’s what credibility assessment in an investigation of sexual harassment claims is for. In my experience as a sexual harassment lawyer in Los Angeles, I… Continue reading 8 Elements of Credibility Assessment in an Investigation of Sexual Harassment Claims

UC Irvine Employee Alleges Sexual Harassment

We are learning that a UC Irvine employee is bringing a lawsuit against a volunteer fundraiser and the University of California because she says she was sexually harassed while working and nothing was done about it. Her name is Carlin Rae Motley. She is 34 years old and her story is all too familiar to… Continue reading UC Irvine Employee Alleges Sexual Harassment

Harassment on the Basis of Sex: How to File a Claim in California?

Sexual harassment laws in California have come under increased scrutiny in the past 12 months, which is why it is becoming difficult to keep up with all the recent changes to federal and state laws regulating sexual harassment claims. If you are one of those 81 percent of American women who have experienced sexual harassment… Continue reading Harassment on the Basis of Sex: How to File a Claim in California?

More Than 450 CEOs Sign The ‘CEO Action Initiative’, But What Are The Legal Implications Of The Pledge?

It has been a year since allegations of sexual harassment gripped America and encouraged lawmakers in California and all across the nation to change state laws regarding diversity and inclusion, as well as strengthen anti-harassment protections. “But many companies in California have decided to go one step further and implemented their internal policies regulating diversity,… Continue reading More Than 450 CEOs Sign The ‘CEO Action Initiative’, But What Are The Legal Implications Of The Pledge?

I Was Sexually Harassed During A Job Interview In California: Can I Sue My Prospective Employer?

Job interviews are always stressful and anxiety-inducing. But add sexual harassment into the mix and they immediately become even more nerve-racking for the job applicant. Even in the wake of the #MeToo movement, women are still being subject to unwanted sexual propositions, lewd remarks, offensive comments and other forms of unsolicited sexual misconduct during job… Continue reading I Was Sexually Harassed During A Job Interview In California: Can I Sue My Prospective Employer?

5 Major Changes To California Sexual Harassment Law Taking Effect On Jan. 1, 2019

California is rolling out a series of laws to help alleged victims of sexual harassment in workplaces get justice. The laws, aimed at reducing the number of dismissed sexual harassment claims before trial, will take effect starting January 1, 2019. Our Los Angeles sexual harassment attorney at JML Law explains that the new laws will… Continue reading 5 Major Changes To California Sexual Harassment Law Taking Effect On Jan. 1, 2019

How Long Can You Stare At A Female Co-Worker Without Being Creepy? (Sexual Harassment Alert)

Some men just cannot tell a difference between a work environment, which requires respect and professionalism, and a casual setting at a bar where they can approach women, stare at them, touch them, offer them drinks, and make a variety of other unwelcome sexual advances. But let’s imagine the following scenario. You are a man… Continue reading How Long Can You Stare At A Female Co-Worker Without Being Creepy? (Sexual Harassment Alert)

Five Ways to Combat Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

With the rise of the #metoo movement, it is becoming disappointingly apparent that sexual harassment takes place on a large scale across the country. The workplace is no exception, and some have to earn a living while feeling objectified and unsafe. In California, there are laws in place to protect against sexual harassment in the… Continue reading Five Ways to Combat Sexual Harassment in the Workplace