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March 2017 Archives

Get in contact with experienced attorney early to address sexual harassment in workplace

In our last post, we began looking at the topic of sexual harassment and recognizing the signs and forms it may take. As we noted, two common forms of sexual harassment are quid pro quo and hostile work environment.

Recognizing the signs of sexual harassment: quid pro quo and hostile work environment

Sexual harassment is a type of sex discrimination which can take a variety of forms. Not every form of sexual harassment is easily or immediately recognizable as such. In some cases, an employee is too close to the situation and the relationships giving rise to the harassment that he or she may not see it clearly right away. Or, maybe the employee suspects that harassment has occurred, but isn’t sure if what occurred is illegal.

Is breastfeeding or pumping causing issues with your employment?

Most people are aware that women face workplace discrimination as a result of pregnancy and motherhood. Even though there are federal laws in place protecting pregnant women and their jobs, employers are often eager to force new or expectant mothers out of their companies.

Work with experienced attorney to resolve employment disputes in arbitration

In our previous post, we briefly mentioned the fact that arbitration is known to often be favorable to employers, not only because it often allows them to select the arbitrator who hears their case, but also because it allows them to keep the proceedings private and avoid full accountability for potentially widespread workplace problems.

More on those arbitration documents involving Sterling, Signet Jewelers

In our last post, we began looking at some of the allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination contained in documents from an arbitration case against Sterling Jewelers and its parent company, Signet Jewelers. In addition to these allegations, the documents also provide details about former employees who were verbally attacked, falsely accused of misconduct, and terminated from their position after reporting abuse through a company-run hotline.

Arbitration documents detail sexual harassment, discrimination allegations against jewelry co.

Many of our readers will be familiar with Kay Jewelers and Jared the Galleria of Jewelry. These companies have a robust presence across the United States. Though the stores target a slightly different clientele, they both share the same parent company, Sterling Jewelers, which company has been accused of numerous sexual harassment and discrimination claims.

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