Tag Archives: Hostile Work Environment

Former NJ Police Chief alleges Sexual Harassment

Mendham Township Police Chief Resigns After Sexual Harassment New Jersey – Ex-Police Chief, Steven Crawford, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the police department, Amy Upchurch, former administrator, and several committee members, for the alleged sexual harassment and workplace retaliation he suffered prior to filing a sexual harassment lawsuit. Since 1988, Crawford has been an… Read more »

A Northern Farm settles a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A Female Employee reports Workplace Misconduct to the EEOC Maine ­– In 2014, a sexual harassment lawsuit was filed by the EEOC against County Fair Farm located in Jefferson, ME, for seasonal female employees like Aurora Del Rosario Clemente Arpaiz, who claims she has repeatedly endured sexual harassment from her supervisor and male co-workers. The… Read more »

Prestigious University Charged with Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia University Suffers from Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination. New York – Columbia University was slammed with a lawsuit from Enrichetta Ravina, assistant finance and economics professor in the Columbia Business School, regarding the sexual harassment and gender discrimination she faced during her employment and preparations to apply… Read more »

GM at Mason Transit resigned after Sexual Harassment Accusations hit the Surface

Brad Patterson’s Alleged Sexual Harassment came at the Expense of his Job at Mason Mason County – General Manager, Brad Patterson, was accused of sexually harassing a female co-worker on several occasions throughout his employment at Mason Transit. As a result of settling this matter outside of court, Brad Patterson resigned from Mason Transit. According… Read more »

We Should All Take Lessons: Student Gives Out 900 Flowers for Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day, which means many sweethearts are given a variety of gifts filled with love.  But one student, in particular, took Valentine’s Day a step further. Hayden Godfrey posted on Facebook: “So I did a thing today,” the 17-year-old senior from Utah wrote. “Today I passed out 900 carnations, one to every girl at… Read more »

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

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 community. There’s no company or work environment that’s immune to it.  Unfortunately… 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 »

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 »

New York City Attorney Gordon Kaupp Wins $2.5 Million Verdict on Behalf of Client in New York Sexual Harassment Case

After enduring months of sexual harassment on the job, which resulted in sexual assault, former bartender Tatiana Mironova won a $2.5 million verdict against her former boss. Attorney W. Gordon Kaupp, of the Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC represented Ms. Mironova in the case. Ms. Mironova, a Russian immigrant, won the award against Chef Pasquale… Read more »

How Do I Know if My Work Environment is Hostile?

New York City, State and the EEOC recognize two types of sexual harassment: quid pro quo and hostile work environment. If you were offered an incentive for conceding to a sexual advance, or threatened with a negative consequence for refusing a sexual advance, it may be considered quid pro quo sexual harassment. On the other… Read more »