What is the Largest Sexual Harassment Settlement?

October 30, 2023 Legal Team
In 2012, a jury awarded a record-breaking settlement of $168 million to a nurse who bravely stood up against her former employer. This substantial sum not only reflected the gravity of the misconduct endured but also sent a resounding message to employers about the imperative of fostering safe, respectful workplaces. Chopourian v. Catholic Healthcare...
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Examples of a Hostile Work Environment

August 31, 2023 Legal Team
A hostile work environment is a term used to describe a workplace where employees feel uncomfortable, harassed, or intimidated due to the actions, behaviors, or attitudes of their coworkers, supervisors, or the overall organizational culture. Such an environment can have a detrimental impact on employee well-being, job satisfaction, and overall productivity. Here are some...
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How to File a Formal Sexual Harassment Complaint

July 29, 2022 Legal Team
If you are experiencing unwelcome sexual advances or other verbal, physical, or visual conduct of a sexual nature, you have the right to file a formal sexual harassment complaint. A claim can be filed against your employer, and the individual harasser in some cases, within 300 days of the incident. The California Department of...
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California Employer Sexual Harassment Training

July 7, 2022 Legal Team
California law requires employers with five or more employees to provide sexual harassment training in compliance with California Government Code section 12950. Mandatory Training Requirements Section 12950 requires mandatory training for all employees as follows: At least two hours of interactive training and education on sexual harassment for all supervisors. At least one hour...
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3 Reasons Why Workplace Sexual Harassment Occurs

April 28, 2022 Legal Team
No one should ever have to endure sexual harassment at work for any reason. You should always feel safe and comfortable at your job, especially since you likely spend more of your waking hours there than you do in your own home.It can be puzzling to try and understand why someone would sexually harass...
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