Category Archives: Sexual Harassment
California Sexual Harassment Training Requirements
Federal law prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace and provides a framework for filing complaints about it when it occurs, but it is up to each state to develop its own policies for preventing workplace sexual harassment. From a legal perspective, sexual harassment at work is a form of employment discrimination based on the… Read More »
How Long Do You Have To Sue For Sexual Harassment In California?
Many victims of sexual harassment do not understand the time limits set forth by California state law when it comes to filing a lawsuit. If you have been harassed in the workplace, you might wonder, “How much time do I have to file a sexual harassment lawsuit?” The simple answer is three years. More… Read More »
Can You File An Anonymous Sexual Harassment Claim In California?
Sexual harassment is prevalent across a range of industries in California. Sexual harassment is a serious problem in the modern world, which is why employees who become victims of or witnesses to sexually harassing behavior at work are encouraged to complain. However, many employees are reluctant to file a sexual harassment claim out of… Read More »
What Do I Do If My Employer Ignores My Harassment Claim In California?
Harassment is a serious problem in many workplaces across California and other states. If you become a victim of harassment at work, the first step is always to report harassment in writing to your: Employer Supervisor Human Resources (HR) department HR departments must have protocols for handling harassment claims. Typically, an HR department will… Read More »
Is My California Employer Responsible For Third-Party Sexual Harassment?
Suffering sexual harassment is one of the worst and most insidious experiences a person can go through. But when sexual harassment occurs at work, the harasser may not be the only person the victim can sue. In many cases, employers can be held responsible for third-party party sexual harassment. Whether or not you can… Read More »
What Types Of Sexual Harassment Can Be Grounds For A Lawsuit Against Your Employer?
Awareness is key to combating sexual harassment at work. You need to be able to recognize the different forms of sexual harassment in order to stand up for yourself and respond to any unwelcome sexual harassment with dignity. If you believe that you have been subjected to inappropriate behavior, our attorneys at Obagi Law… Read More »
Zein Obagi, Jr. Examines USC And The Largest Sex Abuse Payout In Educational History
LOS ANGELES (May 14, 2021) — With USC recently agreeing to pay $1.1 billion in settlements to approximately 17,000 former patients of gynecologist George Tyndall, the dynamics of the settlements have made news in and of themselves. In particular, the payouts for those who joined a federal class-action lawsuit vs. the payouts to those… Read More »
Obagi Law attains historic win for woman sexually harassed by foreign state in New York, clarifying the way the FSIA is interpreted in employment law
MANHATTAN, N.Y. (August 19, 2020) — The Southern District of New York issued a historic decision this week regarding diplomatic immunity and employment law in the United States: When a foreign sovereignty chooses U.S. law to govern its employment contract in the U.S., that foreign sovereignty does not automatically retain legal immunity and can… Read More »