Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

EEOC Settles a Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit for $200,000

According to EEOC, Restaurant Owner Harassed Female Employees A Baltimore restaurant agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a federal sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to…

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University Of Tennessee Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit

According to NPR, The University of Tennessee has reached a $2.48 million settlement with eight women who accused the school of mishandling sexual assault allegations against male student athletes.  The civil suit claimed that athletes who…


Jury Verdict of over $17 Million for Victims of Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

EEOC Wins Jury Verdict of over $17 Million for Victims of Sexual Harassment and Retaliation at Moreno Farms On Sept. 10, 2015, a federal jury returned a unanimous verdict awarding a total of $17,425,000 to…


EEOC Files First Suits Challenging Sexual Orientation Discrimination as Sex Discrimination

In March 2016, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it filed its first two sex discrimination cases based on sexual orientation. Why is this important? It is important because while some states…


The Corporate Fight for Social Justice, An Unlikely Ally

When you think about the role that big corporations play in American life, fighting for social justice is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Often times, it is the employer that is…


Sexual Assault Tribunals and Student Sex Offenders

Universities Sued for Conducting Sexual Assault Tribunals to Prosecute Student Sex Offenders In recent years, more than 20 lawsuits have been filed against universities for conducting disciplinary hearings to punish students who have been accused…


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