Hostile Work Environment

We have written before about the EEOC’s announced intent, as per its Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP”), to protect “vulnerable” workers.  We said on June 5, 2014: “‘The most vulnerable
Continue Reading Sexually Harassed, Vulnerable Farm Workers Subject Of New EEOC Suit

The EEOC has announced that it has sued a West Virginia mining company for national origin discrimination.  The company allegedly knew that its supervisory and non-supervisory personnel were regularly subjecting
Continue Reading Harassing Ethnic Comments To Employee Of Polish Ancestry Incurs Wrath Of EEOC

Although sexual orientation discrimination is not prohibited under Title VII, same-sex sexual harassment is  —  as a species of gender-based sexual harassment.  The distinction is important.   (While Title VII affords
Continue Reading Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Leads To $290,000 Settlement With The EEOC