Ruben Limonjyan | January 5, 2021 | Sexual Harassment
What Is Third-Party Sexual Harassment?
Sexual harassment in the workplace is a problem that’s as destructive as it is pervasive. As a form of sex discrimination, it is illegal under federal law outlined by Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. At the state level, it is prohibited by the California Fair Employment and Housing Act and recent legislation expanded sexual harassment training requirements. ...
Ruben Limonjyan | November 10, 2020 | Sexual Harassment
What Qualifies as Sexual Harassment?
It is illegal for an employer, supervisor, or coworker to harass another employer because of their sex. It should be no surprise, then, that this is known as sexual harassment. While people may sometimes think of sexual harassment as something separate from discrimination, it’s actually a form of sex discrimination. So, what really qualifies as sexual harassment? Chances are whatever...
Ruben Limonjyan | September 7, 2020 | Sexual Harassment
Debunked: 10 Myths about Sexual Harassment at Work
When you think about sexual harassment at work, as a concept, what comes to mind? Chances are your immediate association involves a male supervisor engaging in some sort of sexual misconduct with a female subordinate. This association isn’t inherently wrong, but don’t be fooled into thinking it’s the extent of what sexual harassment can look like in the modern American...
Ruben Limonjyan | July 27, 2020 | Sexual Harassment
What You Can Do if You’re Sexually Harassed at Work
Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, sexual harassment is considered a form of sex discrimination – it is therefore illegal under federal law. Despite this, sexual harassment is a pervasive problem in the American workplace, and has been for many decades. Ever since women began taking up jobs alongside men, they’ve been disproportionately impacted by sexual...
Ruben Limonjyan | June 4, 2020 | Employment Law \ Sexual Harassment
Can Sexual Harassment Happen While Working from Home?
For white-collar employees, the modern American work environment is a place that’s rapidly phasing between a central office location and working at home. The COVID-19 pandemic expedited this transition by forcing many employers to instate work-at-home arrangements for their employees to stay in business. There are many benefits to working at an office with your colleagues, but there are clearly...