Articles Posted in Sexual Harassment

Among Fortune 500 companies, 91% prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, and 83% prohibit discrimination based on gender identity.  [Source] But, under federal law, circuit courts remain split as to whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbids discrimination based on LGBT status.

So, let’s say you’re a Fortune 500 company accused of LGBT discrimination in a jurisdiction in which the law may permit that type of abhorrent behavior.

Do you defend by arguing that the law permits LGBT discrimination?   Continue reading

metoo-2859980_640

Image Credit: Pixabay.com (https://pixabay.com/en/metoo-women-harassment-sexual-2859980/)

On October 15, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano urged socal media user to share their stories of sexual harassment using the hashtag #MeToo.

Maybe you’ve heard of it.

Of course, you have. As have the millions of others who have used the hashtag since.

This post goes inside numbers to detail the proliferation of the #MeToo movement social media.
Continue reading

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”