The price of sexual harassment should be ruin - NZ Herald
Sexual harassment ranges from annoying to illegal. There was a time when it was "accepted" as a form of hazing, the price of being a woman in the workplace. That began to change as women sought redress through the courts in the s and '80s. A growing body of legal precedents and the passage of laws strengthening the Civil Rights Act have made the threat of a sexual harassment lawsuit a serious financial risk for companies today. Here's a look at some of the legal moves and high-profile cases that have raised awareness of this issue. November 14, Sexual harassment lawsuits started out by taking on quid pro quo situations in which a woman lost her job if she would not sleep with her boss Barnes v.
In then-mayor of San Diego, Bob Filner found himself at the end of a sexual harassment scandal. The mayor was sued by one woman for harassment and was also accused of numerous cases of improper conduct from dozens of other women. See how you can prevent sexual harassment in your organization.
By Melanie Gray. July 4, pm Updated July 4, pm. A female US Air Force lieutenant colonel is being dressed down by women and veterans alike for being unsympathetic to the sexual harassment that Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen endured before she was murdered.