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Sexual Harassment Archives

8 school employees claim sexual harassment

Eight employees at a middle school in a recent out-of-state case sued their school district due to allegedly being sexually harassed. The employees specifically claimed that officials did not provide them with protection from a former colleague who was harassing them. Employers in Texas and elsewhere that allow sexual harassment to take place without taking steps to remedy the situation may be held liable.

Woman reportedly faces sexual harassment, discrimination at work

A woman who previously worked for a municipal solid waste department in another state accused city officials of discriminating against her. Specifically, the city manager, along with other officials, allegedly denied her a promotion due to a sexual harassment claim she had filed against the city manager back in 2014. However, the woman recently got a $300,000 settlement in a workplace discrimination lawsuit she had filed against the city officials. When employers in Texas and elsewhere engage in workplace discrimination, they may be held liable through the civil court system.

Sexual harassment claims filed against Sterling Jewelers

Hundreds of people who used to work for Sterling Jewelers have accused the jewelry company of allowing an environment in which they could be sexually harassed. They recently filed claims alleging the company's work leaders of also encouraging gender discrimination, which is illegal in the state of Texas and other states. The company's chief executive is among the leaders who have been sued for sexual harassment and gender-based discrimination.

Sexual harassment claim filed by female police officer

A female police officer in another state has decided to sue her borough supervisor and chief after reportedly being harassed sexually. The woman also claimed that her superiors did not take her complaints about the harassment seriously. Sexual harassment remains a serious issue in the workplace in Texas and other states, but those who experience it may have legal recourse through the civil court system.

Sexual harassment suit settled for 725K

A federal judge recently approved a whopping $725,000 settlement against a precious metals dealer in another state who had been accused of allowing harassment to take place on the basis of sex. In this case, five employees of the metals dealer had allegedly experienced sexual harassment. Anyone in Texas or another state who is sexually harassed on the job has the right to seek to hold his or her employer accountable via the legal system.

Female ferry worker files sexual harassment suit

A woman in a recent out-of-state case claims she faced harassment by a male colleague while on the job. According to the woman, when she complained about the conduct, she was told that the man harassing her was not the bogeyman. The allegedly incident has sparked a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment, which violates federal law in Texas and all other states.

Sexual harassment claim against Fox star Bill O'Reilly settled

An accusation of harassment on the basis of sex was recently settled in another state. The complaint was made against Fox News's Bill O' Reilly, a star in the network's prime-time lineup. If a person in the state of Texas or elsewhere experiences sexual harassment at work, he or she has the right to seek to hold his or her company accountable.

Woman files sexual harassment lawsuit against police

A police officer in a different state recently claimed that she was harassed sexually on the job. She has therefore filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the department. When an individual in Texas experiences this type of harassment in the workplace, it is within his or her rights to take legal action.

Woman awarded $500,000 in sexual harassment case

An employee who used to work at a university in another state claimed that she was sexually harassed on the job. She was recently awarded half a million dollars following a jury verdict in her sexual harassment case. The alleged harassment she experienced, which is illegal in Texas and elsewhere, took place from 2012 to 2014.

Sexual harassment claim against celebrity chef settled

Two women servers in another state earlier this year claimed that a celebrity chef harassed them sexually. They filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Michael Chiarello. That lawsuit was settled recently, although the terms of the settlement were not disclosed. Anybody who suffers this type of harassment in Texas has the right to take legal action.

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