Sexual harassment and discrimination in tech start-ups is now being reported in the media. Described as a “bro culture” or “frat house” atmosphere, the behavior and conduct of many employees crosses the line from inappropriate conduct to illegal conduct. In many instances, the company founders participate or turn a blind eye to it. In a . . . → Read More: Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in Tech Start-ups
A car dealership has settled a sexual harassment lawsuit for over $2 million. Male employees claimed that the former male lot manager sexually harassed male employees for over ten years. The conduct included sexual comments, inappropriate grabbing and touching of male employees and frequent solicitations for oral sex. Over 50 male employees were subjected to . . . → Read More: Sexual Harassment at Car Dealership
Massachusetts has very strict laws that protect employees from sexual harassment by supervisors or managers. An employer may be held responsible when a supervisor sexually harasses an employee. The company can be held responsible even if others in management didn’t know what was happening.
The United States Supreme Court recently held that a supervisor is . . . → Read More: Sexual Harassment by Supervisors in Massachusetts
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