California Workplace Sexual Harassment FAQ

September 16, 2020

Everyone should be well-aware that sexual harassment is strictly prohibited under California and federal employment laws. Movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp spread awareness about the problem, hoping to curb such harassment for employees. However, harassing conduct based on an employee’s sex continues to happen in workplaces throughout the state. The following are some frequently…

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What is a Hostile Work Environment?

August 12, 2020

If your boss is rude to you, your coworker has annoying habits, or the expectations of your job are impossible to meet, you might consider yourself to work in a hostile environment. While it might be difficult to face certain circumstances each day at work, such circumstances will not necessarily create a hostile work environment…

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Quid Pro Quo vs. Hostile Work Environment Harassment

July 15, 2020

Both state and federal laws prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment can take many forms, and each employee’s experience can have unique circumstances. In fact, some employees might not even realize when they have been the victim of sexual harassment, and they might not recognize that they have important legal rights. It is…

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What Should You Do if You Have Been Sexually Harassed at Work?

June 19, 2020

Maybe you were overlooked for a promotion based on your gender, or perhaps you have become the target of demeaning jokes or intimidating behaviors. If these experiences are aimed at you because of your gender or gender expression, you have legal rights. If these instances are pervasive or severe and impact your ability to perform…

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Was that Workplace Sexual Harassment?

May 14, 2020

Everyone should be well-aware that sexual harassment in the workplace is strictly prohibited by both federal and California law. However, many people are not clear about what constitutes sexual harassment, and both harassers and victims should understand whether an incident was unlawful or not. Quid Pro Quo Harassment There are different types of sexual harassment…

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