Author Archives: Paul Liggieri, Esq.

U.S. Olympic Bronze Medalist allege Sexual Harassment

Female Gymnast accused Team Physician of Sexual Harassment California – In 2000, one particular gymnast who remains anonymous, won a bronze medal during the Sydney Olympics. This female gymnast was a part of the U.S. national team, and she alleged the team’s doctor sexual harassed her for six years. Overtime, the sexual harassment had an… Read more »

UC Berkeley Dean of Law reinstated post Sexual Harassment

Sujit Choudry returns to UC Berkeley California – UC Berkeley has allowed former dean of law, Sujit Choudhry, to return to work months after the university discovered he violated the sexual harassment policy after Tyann Sorrell, executive assistant, filed the sexual harassment lawsuit against Choudhry. The absence of the dean allowed, Sorrell to begin to… Read more »

Metro slapped with Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Metro Employee suffers from Supervisor Sexual Harassment Washington – Last month, Arlancia Williams, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Metro for subjecting her to sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and workplace retaliation. Williams worked in multiple divisions at Metro, as she worked towards attaining promotions for better positions. During her transition from… Read more »

Complete Maintenance settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

Maintenance Company agrees to pay $45,600 in Sexual Harassment Settlement Louisiana – A year ago the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Complete Maintenance, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The sexual harassment lawsuit was filed on behalf of a female employee who experienced sexual… Read more »

Lancaster County Sheriff admits to Sexual Harassment

Female Deputy reports Sexual Harassment by Colleague Pennsylvania – Jessica Padilla, female deputy sheriff, filed an official sexual harassment report with her superiors regarding the sexual harassment she endured from Sheriff Mark Reese. Prior to completing a full investigation into the sexual harassment allegations, the Lancaster County board of commissioners requested Reese to resign. An… Read more »

Over 50% of UK Women at Work are Sexually Harassed

Studies show Females in the UK are battling Sexual Harassment UK – The Trades Union Congress and the Everyday Sexism Project conducted an online sexual harassment survey. The survey reached 1,553 women from YouGov who willingly agreed to respond to workplace sexual harassment questions. The findings of TUC’s research revealed some puzzling results that caused… Read more »

Sexual Harassment Lawsuit settled by Mayor of Alsip

Alsip Mayor accused of Unwanted Sexual Advances Illinois ­– Mayor Patrick Kitching was accused of sexually harassing the former treasurer of the suburbs. According to the sexual harassment lawsuit filed by Elizabeth Gonzalez in October 2014, Kitching allegedly left numerous cards on Gonzalez’s desk in addition to making sexual advances at her. Gonzalez reported the… Read more »

Former Fox News CEO hit with Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Gretchen Carlson terminated after Sexual Harassment Complaint NY/NJ – Gretchen Carlson, former Fox News Host, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in the Superior Court of New Jersey against Roger Ailes, Fox News CEO and chairman. Carlson claims she experienced sexual harassment various times throughout her career, and faced termination after she made a sexual harassment… Read more »

Evidence displays NYC Subway Harassment increased to 50%

One out of every Two Train Passengers face Harassment New York City – A recent statistic revealed that harassment on the Subways in NYC have soared to 50%. Individuals are being subjected to more harassment this year than they endured last year. The harassment includes unwanted physical contact, tasteless images and video footage, inappropriate exposure,… Read more »

Sexual Assault in NYC Public Schools

Students battle Sexual Assault at School New York City – Sexual violence has become a major issue in NYC public schools. The NYC Department of Education received three different complaints in regards to sexual assault and sexual harassment. Students allege that reporting the misconduct has led to academic retaliation as oppose to the proper guidance… Read more »