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  • Woman Sues Over Coworkers' Disruptive Porn-Viewing Habits
    Woman Sues Over Coworkers' Disruptive Porn-Viewing Habits

    Woman Sues Over Coworkers’ Disruptive Porn-Viewing Habits Company attempts to have case thrown out because woman was not directly harassed Let’s face it: After spending 40 hours a week or more with ...

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  • Can You Sue Your Boss for Being a Bully? What You Need to Know about Hostile Work Environments
    Can You Sue Your Boss for Being a Bully? What You Need to Know about Hostile Work Environments

    Can You Sue Your Boss for Being a Bully? What You Need to Know about Hostile Work Environments There may be legal protection from certain types of behavior You’d hope that treating people with respect ...

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  • Braun Electric Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
    Braun Electric Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    Garden variety sexual harassment exists in all types of workplaces. Employers will get away with it unless employees take action to stop it. Samara Schmidt took such action and her employer paid the ...

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  • Lewd Behavior and Comments Support a Sexual Harassment Claim
    Lewd Behavior and Comments Support a Sexual Harassment Claim

    Under Title VII , for there to be a successful claim for a hostile workplace due to sexual harassment, the behavior must be "severe and pervasive". Just how bad does do the hostile actions need to be ...

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  • New California Law Requires Workplace Anti-Bullying Training
    New California Law Requires Workplace Anti-Bullying Training

    Is workplace bullying illegal? The short answer is no. However, a new California law signed last week by California Governor Brown takes a baby step in that direction. On its face, the law says ...

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  • Sexual Harassment Claim for Secret
    Sexual Harassment Claim for Secret "Upskirt" Photos

    As smartphones become ubiquitous, it is becoming increasingly hard to tell whether someone is just talking to a friend or instead, stalking you. It is a problem in the workplace as well, as a lawsuit ...

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