How Do I Report Sexual Harassment If I Am Unable to Go to Upper Management in California?

May 2, 2023

Workplace sexual harassment in California continues to be an unfortunate problem. In fact, more than 5,000 individuals file workplace sexual harassment claims throughout the state every year. In many cases, sexual harassment victims are unsure of what they should do and the legal steps they should take. Victims may also feel isolated and alone.  In…

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Transgender Discrimination in the California Workplace

April 12, 2023

In California, employers are not allowed to discriminate against an individual worker based on their gender expression or gender identity. Unfortunately, however, transgender employees often experience illegal discrimination by their employers all too often. When that happens, an employee may be eligible to file a lawsuit against their employer, seeking several types of monetary compensation…

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What If I Am Fired for Reporting Workplace Sexual Harassment?

December 23, 2022

Sexual harassment is far too common in workplaces throughout California and the United States. To address and decrease this serious problem, more employees need to feel comfortable coming forward to report what they observe and experience. Suppose an employee is worried about losing their job or other potential negative repercussions of reporting sexual harassment. In…

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Are Women in the Tech Sector Vulnerable to Sexual Harassment?

December 5, 2022

According to CNBC, around twenty percent of American adults have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace. Women across all sectors and in every corner of the workforce are vulnerable to sexual harassment. No one is immune. However, a 2020 survey by Women Who Tech revealed that 40 percent of female tech employees or founders say they…

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What Is the Difference Between Non-Sexual Harassment and Sexual Workplace Harassment?

November 20, 2022

Workplace harassment can take on many different forms. While no form is technically more illegal than another, sexual harassment can feel especially violating. In general, harassment is defined as annoying, intimidating, or threatening behavior or actions that make someone fear for their safety. Types of offending behaviors include offensive comments or epithets, physically blocking someone,…

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Are Sexual Harassment Complaints Confidential?

November 9, 2022

Suppose you were the victim of workplace sexual harassment. In that case, you might be wary of filing a formal complaint within the company for privacy reasons. Confidentiality is a crucial concern when it comes to complaints of sexual harassment. You may worry about the repercussions of making a formal complaint, including suffering further hostility…

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