What If I Am Fired for Reporting Workplace Sexual Harassment?

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?

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?

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?

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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What Can I Do If I Am Being Sexually Harassed by My Boss?

Those who experience sexual harassment in the workplace are not alone. Employees throughout California are experiencing sexual harassment at work, including harassment from their bosses and supervisors. According to a recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) study, one out of four women and one out of five men have experienced workplace sexual harassment. If you…

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What Should I Do If I See a Co-Worker Being Sexually Harassed?

Workplace sexual harassment remains a serious issue among California’s employers. It doesn’t matter where you work or what you do for a living; no workplace is immune. At one time or another, while on the clock, you are bound to witness sexual harassment or experience it yourself. What actions should you take if you see…

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