Tag Archives: Harassment

EEOC Data Shows Increase in Sex Harassment Claims

At the beginning of 2018, we advised our business clients to expect sexual harassment claims to increase. This advice was in response to various high profile sexual harassment claims and the #MeToo Movement against sexual harassment and sexual assault in the … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] State Civil Protective Order Doesn't Preclude Federal Challenge to Criminal Harassment Statute

An interesting new Younger abstention case from the Ninth Circuit, arising in our challenge to Washington's very broad criminal harassment statute.[1.] A Washington state statute criminalizes (among other things) "mak[ing] an electronic communication to … a third party" "with intent … Continue reading

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Is the sexual harassment "groundswell" starting?

Maybe so – but at the state level. Read more detail on Recent Employment Law posts –

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New York State Publishes Draft Model Sexual Harassment Materials

On Thursday, August 23, 2018, New York State released draft model sexual harassment materials in preparation for October 9, 2018 employer compliance with its new sexual harassment laws, discussed in detail in a previous blog article. New Materials: New York … Continue reading

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How Tipping Could Contribute to the Risk of Sexual Harassment for New York City Restaurant Workers

Workers in the restaurant industry, particularly servers, depend on tips for their income. Under both state and federal law, employers are not required to pay the full minimum wage amount to employees who customarily receive tips. Instead, they pay a … Continue reading

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