Tag Archives: Harassment

Major Technology Companies No Longer Require Arbitration in Sexual Harassment Cases

Litigation is perhaps the most well-known method of dealing with legal disputes, but it is not the only method. Our legal system increasingly encourages would-be litigants to use alternative dispute resolution (ADR) before, or instead of, going to court. Many … Continue reading

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Differing Approach to Sexual Harassment by Congress and the Federal Courts

Taxpayers will no longer be forced to pick up the tab for settlements resulting from the sexual harassment and retaliation of interns and staff by members of the U.S. Congress. The news media reported Wednesday that House and Senate negotiators  … Continue reading

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Dealing with Harassment as a Registered Sex Offender

Registered sex offenders face many challenges, but they do not give up the right to be free from harassment.  Sex offenders deal with social isolation, property damage, housing restrictions, and decreased job opportunities. However, the right to live without harassment … Continue reading

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Texas Appellate Court Reverses Sexual Harassment Award, Saying Jury Should Have Been Allowed to Hear About Consensual Nature of Relationship

In most Dallas sexual harassment cases, the parties are both of age – that is, above the age of 18. Sometimes, however, the complaining party is underage, leading to additional complications. Such was the case recently, when a mother brought … Continue reading

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California enhances rules for workplace sexual harassment prevention training

California is taking steps to ensure workplaces are safer and harassment-free for employees. Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed a new bill that will require more employers to provide sexual harassment prevention training. The measure, along with several others, was passed … Continue reading

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