Sexual Harassment: Best Practices for Employers

Over the past several months there have been countless stories of sexual harassment scandals, but what isn’t the news telling us? The news has left many companies wondering how these allegations against their favorite celebrities arose and if their company is next. Read more ..

Missed our Sexual Harassment Workshop? Get the Materials Here!

On March 6, 2018, ELS presented Sexual Harassment: What the Media is NOT Telling You. The workshop discussed “unpopular” issues in sexual harassment law. Topics included sexual harassment basics and less discussed issues in sexual harassment  law, including same-sex harassment, female harassers, false claims, and consensual office romance that becomes harassment. ELS can equip your organization the tools needed to […]

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Join ELS for a discussion about “unpopular” issues in sexual harassment law

Over the past several months there have been countless stories of sexual harassment scandals, but what isn’t the news telling us? The news has left many companies wondering how these allegations against their favorite celebrities arose and if their company is next. Join our team of experienced employment lawyers on March 6, 2018 at the […]

How #MeToo is Highlighting the Need for Preventive & Holistic Measures

The Employment Law Solution (ELS) advises that companies conduct Gender Intelligence Health Checkups that will ultimately improve the working environment and cut back on sexual assault and harassment claims by adjusting the company’s culture. Hiring outside counsel or a third party is key to prevent claims of internal bias while conducting investigations or company checkups. […]

Nominees to EEOC Likely to Roll Back Litigation and LGBT Coverage

Two possible EEOC  nominees, if confirmed, are likely to pull back EEOC aggressiveness in litigation and interpretation of Title VII’s coverage of LGBT employment discrimination.  Read more here: Law360-EEOC Noms Stress Negotiation, Guidance At Senate Hearing  

Personnel Board Upholds Termination of 2 Supervisors for EEO Policy Violation

Attorney Carmen Alexander recently served as a key witness in personnel board hearings held for two terminated employees seeking to have their terminations overturned.  The two employees were first-line supervisors.  Both were terminated after Alexander found that they violated their employer’s EEO Policy by using the “N” word and, in a separate unconnected EEO investigation, […]

3 Lessons Employers Can Learn From Bill O’Reilly’s Ouster

Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 8:46 PM EDT) — Bill O’Reilly’s well-publicized departure from Fox News on Wednesday is a textbook example of why businesses should act quickly and decisively to address sexual harassment claims, even if they are against star employees, and should not expect confidential settlements to make the problem go away, […]

The Expansion of Sex Discrimination

Ann Hopkins was a senior manager at Price Waterhouse, a professional accounting firm, when she was considered for partnership in 1982.[1] Her candidacy was held for reconsideration when Price Waterhouse neither denied nor offered her the partnership; however, Hopkins’ partnership was later denied.[2] Hopkins was denied promotion because she was perceived as less than feminine.[3] […]