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The importance of properly addressing sexual harassment offenders

The workplace can be a volatile, stressful environment. People spend 40 hours around coworkers, which can lead to uncomfortable and sometimes unlawful encounters. Should these encounters spark an employee complaint about sexual harassment, for instance, employers would be wise to take the complaint seriously and respond appropriately.

Preventing holiday harassment in the workplace

The holidays are here. While this should be a festive and enjoyable time, there are some issues that can arise for employers during the holidays. These issues could be as minor as workers getting distracted by online shopping, or they could become quite serious. 

Study finds workplace harassment may have lasting health effects

In recent months and years, countless stories have emerged that paint a troubling picture of the extent to which people -- often women -- experience harassment in the workplace. In response, many employers have been revising their sexual harassment policies and ramping up their efforts to respond appropriately to complaints.

4 critical tips for responding to sexual harassment complaints

Sexual harassment in the workplace is currently a hot-button issue spanning all industries, from entertainment and politics to technology and medicine. Many companies are seeing increases in harassment reporting and lawsuits as a result of movements like #MeToo, which is why it is critical for all Texas employers to understand how to respond to complaints responsibly.

Airlines continue to address harassment of flight attendants

Jobs in the service industries can be particularly challenging. Nevertheless, flight attendants would seem to have it worse than most. Not only do they work in close quarters with customers, there is a long tradition of objectifying or sexualizing the flight attendant.

Many harassment cases linger in EEOC backlog

The wave of sexual harassment accusations in Texas and the rest of the country has raised numerous challenges. Legislators have been pressured to enact legislation targeting workplace discrimination. Employers have reexamined their workplace policies regarding sexual harassment. And everyday employees are speaking out in defense of female colleagues who have been harassed.

Mandatory arbitration for sexual harassment may soon be banned

Mandatory arbitration in workplace sexual harassment cases may soon be a thing of the past. The attorneys general of every state in the nation have joined together, urging Congress to prohibit forced arbitration. The bipartisan group--which includes Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton--is encouraging legislation that would allow victims to take their harassment claims to court.

How should employers deal with old sexual harassment claims?

In the wake of numerous scandals, sexual harassment is on every employer's mind. From celebrities to politicians to heads of business, it seems that no one is exempt from accusations of sexual harassment. One thing that is notable about some of the accusers' allegations is that they occurred years, or even decades, before they were reported.

On sexual harassment claims and the need for legal help

Sexual harassment has been a massive topic in the news lately. It has been a critical issue in the world of employment law for ages, but the Harvey Weinstein case has opened up the collective eyes of our society to the scary nature of this problem. As such, both employees and employers need to be cognizant of sexual harassment and how to not only prevent it from happening in the first place but also how to proceed when a legal case is made out of sexual harassment allegations.

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