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Sexual Harassment: Do You Have a Right to Publicly Name Your Harasser?

For some survivors of sexual harassment and sexual abuse, going public with what happened to them is part of the healing process. But if your employer or the organization involved refuses to disclose the name of the person who abused you, do you have… Read More
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What to Do When Sexual Harassment Targets Teenage Workers

Whether as summer jobs or shifts after school, teenagers are increasingly part of the workforce. In fast food restaurants, grocery stores, and offices across the country, teens interact with older supervisors and managers that teach them what it mean… Read More
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Common Examples of Workplace Harassment

You may have the feeling you’re being harassed at work, but you’re not sure whether you have an actual legal claim. There can be a difference between what one individual employee feels is harassment and what constitutes illegal harassment under f… Read More
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Are Female Government Contractors Protected from Gender Discrimination?

Should female government contractors be entitled to fair pay for the work they do? An Obama-era 2014 executive order called Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces sought to hold contractors accountable for pay violations, sexual harassment, and other forms of… Read More
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Is Pornography at Work Sexual Harassment?

When nude pictures make their way onto the factory floor, or start to spread through the office chat system, it can easily turn a happy work day into an uncomfortable event. But is pornography at work sexual harassment? Can you report it without havi… Read More
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Whose Side are They On: Unions in Sexual Harassment Claims

Unions hold themselves out as protecting workers in a number of industries — from actors to actuaries. They represent musicians and tradespeople, as well as municipal staff and employees of large corporations. When sexual harassment happens in… Read More
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New York Gives Hope to Child Victims of Abuse and Pornography

The New York Child Victims Act took effect on August 14, 2019. The extended time limits and one-year grace period built into the law give the young victims of abuse, incest, and pornography time to heal without missing their chance in civil court. As… Read More
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Alleged “Fraternity Culture” at One Top Law Firm Blamed for Equal Pay Act Violations

Do you have to be “one of the boys” to get the best projects, and the best pay, at your work? A lawsuit against one of the top law firms in the country says the firm’s “fraternity culture” led to gender discrimination and Equal Pay Act viol… Read More
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Sexual Harassment on Campus: What are Students’ Rights?

If you are the target of sexual harassment on campus it can feel like you are being forced to choose between your emotional and physical health and your future. But if you are attending one of the more than 7,000 colleges and universities that receiv… Read More
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Washington Splits Over Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination

Is sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination illegal? Should it be? The recent passage of the Equality Act by the United States House of Representatives comes even as the nation’s highest court is considering what protections are availa… Read More
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