When the Customer is Wrong

In the wake of social movements addressing sexual harassment, more than one employer has questioned to what extent it must address sexual harassment by non-employees,...

Retaliation Claims on the Rise

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) statistics for 2018 showed a sharp increase in litigation related to sexual harassment, as we reported early this year....

Retrospective: The “Post-Harvey” Year

In the realm of human resources and employment law, the term "Post-Harvey" does not refer to Hurricane Harvey, the devastating cyclone that wreaked over $125...

EEOC Report: Litigation Efforts Increase

October 1 marked the beginning of a new federal fiscal year and an opportunity for observers to assess the activity of federal agencies, such as...

Continuing Response to Widespread Sexual Harassment

Organizations are continuing to uncover harassment, some of it widespread. On February 20, 2018, the Dallas Mavericks found their name in a Sports Illustrated article...

In California: Review Your EEO Policies!

Effective July 1, 2018, California has new regulations that expand the definition of "national origin" and associated discriminatory acts under the Fair Employment and Housing...