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The Cost of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual harassment in the workplace is uninvited sexual advances or demands for sexual favors and other verbal or physical behaviors of a sexual nature. The abuser can be of the same sex, another employee, your manager, or your boss. Recently, sexual harassment gained greater acknowledgment on social media, the news, and the public for being […]
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What If Your Employer Ignores Your Sexual Harassment Complaint?

Sexual harassment involves the use of explicit or implicit sexual overtones, including unwelcomed and inappropriate advances. Sexual harassment is a severe problem. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),  45% of harassment claims were based on a person’s sex. When it occurs in the workplace, sexual harassment is toxic, unlawful, and cannot be […]
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20 Myths & Misconceptions About Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment has moved to the forefront of the conversation. Yet, there is still much misinformation about what sexual harassment is. Below is a list of sexual harassment myths and misconceptions. MYTH #1: SEXUAL HARASSMENT IS A WOMAN’S ISSUE Men aren’t immune. Sexual harassment affects men, including gay and bisexual men. MYTH #2: HARASSMENT REQUIRES […]
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The EEOC, California DFEH, and the Right to Sue

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, also known as the EEOC, is a federal agency that enforces federal laws against discriminating against a job applicant or employee due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the DFEH, is California’s agency responsible for enforcing state laws […]
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