Millennials Increasingly Using Social Media to Challenge Harassment and Discrimination

Fifty-five percent of millennials — today’s 80 million-strong generation of 18 to 34 year olds — say a prospective employer’s online reputation matters as much as the job it offers, according to a survey by Spherion Staffing. As someone who wrote her … Continue reading

GitHub Employee Takes to Social Media After Internal Complaint of Harassment and Sexism Not Addressed Satisfactorily

Eighty-four percent of employees who report a compliance concern outside their company first reported the concern internally.  It was only after the employer failed to address the concern satisfactorily that the employee reported the concern to a third-party outside the … Continue reading

Former KY State Rep John Arnold and Other Elected Officials May Face Personal Liability for Alleged Retaliation

Kentucky attorney Thomas Clay, who represents the two women who claim former Kentucky state representative John Arnold sexually harassed them, says that Mr. Arnold’s resignation does not end the matter.  Mr. Clay is not satisfied with the internal investigation conducted by … Continue reading

Sexual Harassment and “Love Contracts” — Office Romance to Paperwork!

Concerned about sexual harassment charges, employers are wary of cupid’s arrow this Valentine’s Day and some of them are turning to “Love Contracts” or in lawyer terms – a Consensual Relationship Agreement.  A Consensual Relationship Agreement is an effort to … Continue reading