Category Archives: Sexual Harassment

Sex discrimination can haunt you long after the fact

Julie Hermann, who was recently hired by Rutgers University to forge a new path for their athletics program has become the center of a storm which could turn out to be yet another Rutgers controversy.  The issue is two-fold: Accusations … Continue reading

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Is your sexual harassment policy effective?

In our politically correct and litigious world, employers need to establish strong and specific policies regarding sexual harassment.  Not only is this behavior against the law but if a sexual harassment case is proved it can affect your reputation, finances, … Continue reading

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Defending Against Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry

The loose restaurant culture has long been a breeding ground for sexual harassment.  Since sexual harassment first became a legal issue, where to draw the lines has been the legal challenge facing restaurant owners. Inherent in the definition of sexual … Continue reading

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Brooklyn, New York Restaurant Becomes a Target for Angry Female Bloggers

Author: Hans & Associates, P.C. While wage and hour violations are a common target for litigation in the restaurant industry, so is sexual harassment. Recently, a New York chef and restaurant owner became the high profile target of a blog … Continue reading

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What to Do If Your Employee Complains about Sexual Harassment

Author: Stephen D. Hans There are many ways an employer can respond when an employee complains about sexual harassment.  Some ways are savvy and legal and other ways violate New York and federal laws. Sexual harassment is an unpleasant issue. … Continue reading

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Effect of New York City Humans Rights Law on Sexual Harassment Litigation

Author: Hans & Associates, P.C. Sexual harassment falls under discrimination, and employers often find themselves treading on eggshells when it comes to sexual harassment. NYC Human Rights Law Title 8, the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) is more … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment in the News-Queens New York Employment Law Blog

Author: Hans & Associates, P.C. As GOP candidate hopeful Herman Cain’s recent ratings dropped, presumably based on reports of sexual harassment settlements, workplace harassment came once again under the microscope of the public eye. According to the Washington Post, a … Continue reading

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