Why Are Some Organizations More Prone to Sexual Harassment Than Others?

Despite an increased awareness of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace with campaigns such as the #MeToo Movement, this is still a prevalent problem in many work environments in California and throughout the country. Sexual harassment is more likely to occur at organizations with issues that are inherent to their workplace cultures, as well… read more

How Sexual Harassment Affects the Workplace

Sexual harassment does not only affect the person being harassed; the entire workplace can be negatively impacted. A company can suffer financially, legally and in many other ways if it allows a workplace culture of harassment or discrimination to persist. It is in an organization’s best interests to be proactive about preventing sexual harassment.  Human… read more

Are Female Supervisors More Susceptible to Sexual Harassment?

Sexual harassment means to make unwelcome remarks, jokes, requests or advances of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment can impact a worker at any level of an organization, from a contractor or employee all the way up to a supervisor or manager. Studies suggest that sexual harassment is less about expressing sexual desires and more about… read more

Sexual Harassment in the Tech Industry: What You Need to Know

Sexual harassment pervades every industry in California; the technology industry is no exception. Despite being an industry that is focused on progress and advanced thinking, the tech and IT fields have startlingly high sexual harassment rates. Women are the primary targets, although men also experience sexual harassment in this industry. Find out what to do… read more

Dating and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Workplace romances are common in Los Angeles. Coworkers spend a lot of time together, so it is no surprise that many people meet their future spouses at work. If you are romantically interested in someone at your job, however, there are certain complications that you may have to overcome. It is important to understand your… read more

Sexual Harassment Outside the Office

Being outside of the premises of your workplace does not give your coworkers or employer the right to sexually harass you. Workplace sexual harassment can take place both inside and outside of the office. You may still have grounds for a sexual harassment claim in California after a civil rights violation that takes place outside… read more

Restaurant Workers, Sexual Harassment and the COVID-19 Pandemic

There is a connection between restaurant work and sexual harassment – one that has been made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. The highest rate of sexual harassment in any industry is among female restaurant workers. With the coronavirus pandemic, sexual harassment in the food industry has become even more of a threat, as abusive customers… read more

Witnessing Sexual Harassment at Work

If you witness sexual harassment at work, you have the power to say something and make a real difference – not only to the victim, but to everyone else in your workplace as well. You may be able to prevent future such incidents. Learn how to help if you witness sexual harassment at work in… read more

The Costs of Workplace Sexual Harassment

Workplace sexual harassment describes any type of unwanted sexual advances or activities with someone at work without that person’s consent. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), 11,497 workplace sexual harassment claims were filed in the U.S. in 2020. Sexual harassment does not only have ramifications for the victim; it comes with significant costs… read more