$700,000 settlement in sexual harassment case involving graphic claims

EEOC Settlement Highlights Issue Of When Pregnancy May Be A Disability Under The Law

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently settled a nationwide investigation of a company that allegedly discriminated against pregnant employees or those with disabilities. The terms of the settlement include a $3.5 million payment as well as injunctive relief, such as updating the company’s reasonable accommodations policies and training its 10,000 employees. Issues involving the … Continued

In Response To #MeToo, EEOC Is Filing More Sexual Harassment Lawsuits And Winning

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced how the #MeToo movement has impacted its enforcement efforts, which has implications across the country and particularly in corporate America. Not surprisingly, the heightened awareness about sexual harassment-including what constitutes harassment and the harm it inflicts-generated by the #MeToo campaign has resulted in the EEOC filing “a 50% increase … Continued