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California Restaurant Pays Damages to Sexual Harassment Victims for Videotaping in Bathroom

By Jonathan Weinman |

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has found that retaliation arising from sexual harassment complaints are steadily increasing, making up as much as 45% of EEOC charges filed nationwide. A recent case that the EEOC investigated involved a California restaurant whose young male workers were subjected to sexual harassment. Videotaping without Consent  The male complainant… Read More »

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5 Important Facts to Know about Workplace Sexual Harassment

By Jonathan Weinman |

Sexual harassment is a persisting problem in U.S. workplaces, despite state and federal laws prohibiting it. In fact, as we noted in a recent blog, about 1 in every 3 women in the U.S. is subjected to some type of workplace sexual harassment by the age of 34. As distressing as this may be,… Read More »

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Workplace Sexual Harassment Impacts About 33% of Females, Survey Finds

By Jonathan Weinman |

By the age of 34, at least 1 in every 3 working women will have been subjected to some type of workplace sexual harassment, a survey recently cited by HuffingtonPost has reported. Analyzing the responses from more than 2,200 part- and full-time working women throughout the U.S., this survey also found that: A significant… Read More »

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$17.4 Million Verdict Awarded to Former Farmworkers in Sexual Harassment Case

By Jonathan Weinman |

A federal sexual harassment case filed last year has recently come to an end, with the jury unanimously awarding five female plaintiffs a total of $17.425 million dollars. This decisive verdict includes $2.425 million in compensatory damages and $15 million in punitive damages. Background on the Case & Sexual Harassment Allegations According to court… Read More »

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5 Sexual Harassment Myths Dispelled

By Jonathan Weinman |

Knowing the facts behind some common and harmful myths about sexual harassment can be important to knowing when your rights have been violated and when it may be time to take legal action. Below, we will debunk some of the most pervasive myths about sexual harassment. Don’t Believe these Myths about Sexual Harassment Myth… Read More »

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Corporate Cover-Up of Sexual Harassment

By Jonathan Weinman |

Broslavsky & Weinman, along with co-counsel Hannemann Law Firm, APC, recently received two judgments against Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.  The claims brought by two former employees of Dollar Tree resulted in a corporate restructure of the region and payment of $650,000 ($325,000 for each Plaintiff) for allegations of sexual harassment, failure to prevent harassment,… Read More »

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