Recent legal decisions affect you
- Ostrich approach may mean liability in sexual harassment cases. Zachary, Mary-Kathryn // Supervision;Dec98, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p21
Points out the grounds that may make companies liable in a sexual harassment lawsuits. Discussion of the grounds; Importance for companies to have a carefully planned policy on sexual harassment.
- Labor law. Zachary, Mary-Kathryn // Supervision;Oct2001, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p22
Focuses on what defenses are available to employers in sexual harassment cases and how to make such defenses effective. Significance of the distribution of sexual harassment policy throughout a workplace; Ways of distributing the policy. INSET: IN A NUTSHELL.
- Unlawful harassment. Stewart, Linda // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;1/21/2011, Vol. 201 Issue 4661, p48
The article presents a question and its answer related to claims of a homophobic abuse by an employee at a hotel.
- Leave off job application any language that limits time frames for employee to sue. // HR Specialist: California Employment Law;May2014, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p3
The article discusses a court case wherein a woman security guard alleged her boss with sexual harassment which was filed within the relevant California statute of limitations.
- Head off harassment suits: Review all firings. // HR Specialist: Ohio Employment Law;Jan2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff filed a lawsuit against her former employer due to alleged quid pro quo sexual harassment.
- 'Rugged environment' exception to sexual harassment rejected. Dubberly, David E. // South Carolina Business Journal;Apr2001, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p7
Reports on the decision of a federal appeals court to disagree with a trial court which denied the reinstatement of a female machine operator in South Carolina. Claims of sexual harassment by the supervisor; Evidence of a hostile work environment.
- A Global View of Sexual Harassment. Maatman Jr., Gerald L. // HR Magazine;Jul2000, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p151
Deals with the potential legal risks employers may face in sexual harassment cases. Information on the international human resource (HR) strategies; Factors to consider in administering international HR practices; Discussion on global harassment laws.
- Innocent until proven guilty. Leahy, John T. // BusinessWest;Oct93, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p30
Discusses cases showing that employees accused of sexual harassment have grounds to sue. Case involving a public employee; Legal theories applicable to private sector employees; Wrongful discharge; Breach of contract; Recommendations for employers investigating sexual harassment claims.
- Those accused of sexual harassment have rights. Chasen, Andrea // BusinessWest;Jan98, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p39
Focuses on the responsibilities of employers in protecting the rights of employees accused of sexual harassment. Postponement of disciplinary action until an investigation is completed; Provision of the accused full opportunity to hear and review materials gathered in the investigation; Need...