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Tag: Sexual Harassment

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Sexual harassment in the workplace is a serious problem that has a lasting impact on victims. If you are dealing with sexual harassment at your job, you may be considering filing a claim against your employer. There are some things you can do to strengthen it to give your claim the best chance of success. […]

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There are many myths about sexual harassment. Some people believe that it is not a real problem, or that it only happens to women. Others think that sexual harassment is just harmless fun, or that it is only a problem in the workplace. The truth is that sexual harassment is a very real problem that […]

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Working from home removes a lot of the frustration and nuisances that come with working in an office. Not only can it be more comfortable, but it also means you won’t need to work as hard to get along with people with whom you might not see eye-to-eye. But remote work doesn’t remove all risk […]

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When it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace, victims sometimes worry about maintaining their privacy. In some cases, you might not need to use your real name when litigating a New York sexual harassment lawsuit. There are also other ways to protect your privacy when filing a lawsuit. Some victims of sexual harassment might […]

Gender Discrimination

Concerns about gender discrimination and sexual discrimination are common in the modern workplace. Is there a difference between the two and what do you need to know if either affects you? Some use the terms “gender discrimination” and “sexual harassment” interchangeably but they are not the same. Understanding the difference helps you navigate your complex […]


Sexual Harassment Reporting If you’ve been harassed in the workplace but decided not to report the incident, you aren’t alone. It’s impossible to know exactly how common sexual harassment is because so many people fail to speak out. Even in workplace environments where people make safety and personal comfort a priority, sexual harassment goes underreported. […]

The New York State Division of Human Rights (“NYSDHR”) released the final version of the new sexual harassment policy, along with training guidelines, on October 1, 2018 and the new, updated policy took effect on October 9, 2018. The final policy contains some changes from the earlier proposed version, most notable however, is that employers […]

Once again, New York has taken the lead on legal issues in the workplace and is doing what it can to discourage sexual harassment on the job. The city’s Stop Sexual Harassment in New York City Act was signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio in May and includes several new laws that together amount to […]


In the wake of the #MeToo movement, the New York State Legislature and New York City Council have enacted broad expansions to the laws regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. As these laws take effect, it is important to note how your legal rights may have changed. Below is an overview of many of the […]

Within the last six years, at least 1,000 New York State government employees have made sexual harassment complaints regarding incidents in the workplace. According to a recent Politico report, New York State taxpayers have paid at least $6.4 million for settlements connected to these complaints since 2012. This amount is comprised of 54 cases settled for a […]


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