Category Archives: Employment Law

Walter Palmer Accused of Sexual Harassment Prior to Killing Cecil the Lion

Cecil the Lion Killer’s Sexual Harassment Case | Sexual Harassment Attorney | NY-PA-NJ Before Cecil the Lion, Walter Palmer Preyed on Dental Assistant and Loses Sexual Harassment Case Millions of people would give anything to find out what it takes to get fifteen minutes of fame.  Just about everyone is trying to leave a name… Read more »

The Five R’s of Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment Attorneys | New York City – Philadelphia – New Jersey Sexual harassment;  defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when either: The conduct is made as a term or condition of an individual’s employment, education, living environment or participation in a University… Read more »

7 Ways Sexual Harassment Can Harm Your Health

Just about everyone is familiar with what sexual harassment is; whether it be requests or advances that are sexual in nature; physical or verbal harassment; or even offensive remarks about a person’s gender. But did you know sexual harassment is also bad for your health? There are quite of bit of misconceptions and assumptions concerning… Read more »

8 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Were Accused of Sexual Harassment

Every single day in various work environments, sexual harassment takes place.  Sexual harassment is wrong; no matter what the situation or whom the culprit is, but oftentimes it goes unreported for the wrong reasons. This means the victim is generally left alone to deal with feelings of mental distress, anguish and a host of other… Read more »

A Closer Look At the Victim of NYC Sexual Harassment

New York City, New Jersey and Philadelphia Sexual Harassment Attorneys Employment Sexual Harassment is Illegal; It could be a Fortune 500 company, a plush department store, a large supermarket or even a tiny owner-operated bodega; it could also be a nanny or housekeeper in a personal home. No matter what sort of atmosphere you work… Read more »

Famous Designer Slapped With A Multi-million Dollar Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Fashion designer, Elie Tahari has been well-known in the NYC fashion community for quite some time now.  Celebrities like Ashley Tisdale, Kate Bosworth and Sophia Bush, among many other men and women enjoy wearing his trendy garbs.  However, the talk lately has not been about his contemporary clothing line, it’s been more about the $12… Read more »

10 Surprising Facts about Race Discrimination in the Workplace

Mexican author, Don Miguel Ruiz said “Let’s stop believing that our differences make us superior or inferior to one another.” I, as a New York City employment discrimination attorney aim to live my own work and personal life by respectfully adhering to those words; however there are many workers and employers who choose not to. … Read more »

Jury Awards 18 Million In Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

New York City Employment Law Blog | Sexual Harassment News Manhattan, N.Y. –  The Jury has spoken awarding Hanna Bouverng $18 million in her sexual harassment lawsuit against New York Global Group’s CEO Benjamin Wey. The verdict was $2 million in compensatory damages and $16 million for punitive damages. In Bouveng sexual harassment claim she… Read more »

Wrongfully Dismissing Unethical Work Behavior: 4 Common Sexual Harassment Myths Debunked

If I say the term “sexual harassment” what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Is it an image of a man; possibly a supervisor who forces a woman to perform sexual favors for him in exchange for either keeping her job or being promoted to a higher position in the company? Perhaps you may… Read more »

4 Mistakes For the Victims of Sexual-Orientation Discrimination to Avoid

On Friday June 26, the White House lit up an array of colors reflecting red, yellow, blue, green and other vibrant hues.  The rainbow of colors was used to commemorate the Supreme Court’s ruling to legalize same-sex marriage across the nation. Reactions of joy included those who broke into smiles; and others crying tears of… Read more »

Can I Bring My Sexual Harassment Case to the NYC Commission on Human Rights?

A New York City Sexual Harassment Lawyer Answers Your NY, NJ & PA Questions If you work in New York City, state, federal, and city laws uphold your employment rights. But what exactly does that mean when it comes to filing a sexual harassment lawsuit. With so many options, where do you go for help?… Read more »

$168 Million Awarded in the Largest Sexual Harassment Case in History

After continually reading about the recent sexual harassment cases regarding two female NYPD officers who received large settlements against an NYPD lieutenant, many of our readers have wondered “What is the largest sexual harassment case verdict in history?” The answer:  $168 million dollars awarded to physician’s assistant Ani Chopourian back in 2012, who claimed doctors… Read more »

Second Female NYPD Cop Receives Large Settlement In Sexual Harassment Case

New York City Taxpayers may be surprised to find their wallets a whole lot lighter after having to pay a significant settlement to a second female NYPD cop who alleges she had been sexually harassed by NYPD lieutenant Jason Margolis. NYPD Officer Michele Alexander has been awarded $175,000 to settle her federal lawsuit which claims… Read more »

U.S. State Department Sexual Harassment Claims Tripled Under Clinton and Kerry

New York City Sexual Harassment Lawyers serving employees in NY – NJ – PA – D.C. According to a report from the Washington Times, sexual harassment complaints at the United States Department of State have more than doubled during the tenures of Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and current Secretary John Kerry. Political watchdogs… Read more »

Poll Results: Sexual Harassment and Unequal Pay Major Concern for New York Women – But Not for Male CEOs

New York – According to a recent poll by Siena College Research Institute, the majority of working women in Upstate New York find unequal wages and sex harassment in the workplace to be a major problem. However, our New York City sexual harassment lawyers at the Derek T. Smith Law Group have learned that male… Read more »

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