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Sexual Harassment Investigation leads to $125K Payment By Children’s Hospital

People who work at children’s hospitals have the enormous responsibility of delivering high-level medical care while providing emotional support to young patients and their families. This environment might seem like Read More

Chili's Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit After Allegations at Texas Restaurant

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit against a Chili's Grill & Bar in Prosper, Texas. The lawsuit stemmed from allegations that Read More

Ex-Schlumberger Engineer's Testimony Reveals Workplace Harassment

A former engineer at Schlumberger recently recounted her experiences of alleged sexual harassment while working at the oil and gas giant, alleging that her dream job became a “nightmare.” Case background Jessica Read More

Bojangles Takes Steps to Address Workplace Harassment, Per EEOC

Fast-food chain Bojangles recently settled a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by an employee, resulting in a $20,000 settlement. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) initiated the suit Read More

Former Director Sues Elite NY Country Club After Reporting Sexual Harassment

Natalia Grainger, former squash director of the Westchester County Club, filed a lawsuit against the country club recently. Her complaint alleges that she was fired after she noticed and reported Read More

How the Speak Out Act Affects Employment Contracts and Severance Agreements

President Joe Biden signed the Speak Out Act into law in December 2022. This law renders unenforceable nondisclosure and non-disparagement clauses in employment contracts and severance agreements, regarding allegations of Read More

Former Santa Fe Public School Administrator Awarded $800,000 in Whistleblower Suit

Former Santa Fe High School assistant principal Kelly Rinaldi was awarded nearly $800,000 in a whistleblower lawsuit against the school district. Rinaldi alerted colleagues of allegations of sexual misconduct against Read More

Signet Jewelers Settles Gender Bias Litigation for $175 Million

Signet Jewelers, responsible for brands like Sterling Jewerlers, Kay Jewelers and Jared, has settled gender bias litigation representing 68,000 female employees. The female employees alleged that Signet Jewelers promoted women Read More

Understanding Internal Complaints in Sexual Harassment Cases

Workers are protected against sexual harassment by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In sexual harassment cases, cases often hinge on whether an employer has an affirmative Read More

Key Takeaways for Employers from Texas’s New Sexual Harassment Laws

September 1 marked the day on which changes to the Texas Labor Code regarding sexual harassment officially went into effect. The rules affect smaller employers who had been excluded from Read More

MARTA Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit for $575,000

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority recently settled a sexual harassment lawsuit for $575,000. The plaintiff was a former employee, Shyanne Lord, who worked as a bus maintenance worker for Read More

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