Stop discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace

A New Year’s Resolution For Every Business

Reduce Workplace Sexual Harassment & Discrimination This year, help reduce your companies’ risk and help your employees at the same time.  New York City shows a 22% increase in sexual harassment cases. This is a good reminder if you haven’t met the mandated sexual harassment and discrimination training requirements, you should do this ASAP.  EEO Training […]

sexual harassment in the workplace

Does The So-Called Faragher-Ellerth Defense For Employers Still Exist?

Overview of The Faragher-Ellerth Defense In 1998, the United States Supreme Court weighed in on two landmark decisions in the cases of Faragher v. Boca Raton, 524 U.S. 775 (1998) and Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth, 524 U.S. 742 (1998). These cases are widely known for establishing a couple of basic legal principles around employer […]

Connecticut Times Up Act

Time’s Up Connecticut!

Do You Have Your Training In Place? You Better! Connecticut’s Governor signed into the laws known as the “Time’s Up Act” now mandating all Connecticut employers with 3 or more employees to give all employees at least 2 hours of training on sexual harassment education.  The law requires all existing employees to have the two […]

Something in common

What Do The US Supreme Court and Hate Groups Have In Common?

Recently, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments around whether gender identity should be covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Surprising to some, currently, a person can be treated differently and even fired from their job solely because they are Gay, Lesbian or broadly because an employer does not like […]