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May 2018 Archives

Do you know what quid pro quo sexual harassment is?

Sexual harassment can happen in virtually any context. This kind of behavior is not only unconscionable, but it could also be unlawful, depending on the circumstances surrounding the incident. When the harassment happens at work, for example, it is certainly unlawful – and quid pro quo sexual harassment is perhaps the vilest manifestation of this abuse.

Models ask to receive more protection from sexual harassment

A hundred models have signed a letter asking for more protection and accountability regarding sexual assault and harassment that happens in fashion industry careers. The letter was published by Model Alliance, a model advocacy group. Among the models who signed the letter were Milla Jovovich, Edie Campbell, Karen Elson and Elliot Sailors.

2 strange wrongful termination cases

We've all heard stories from friends about the strange and unfair things that have happened to them "on the job." Maybe some odd things have happened to you as well, but it's doubtful that anything can top the following unusual reasons for being fired that have made their way into the news in recent years.

Is it legal for Hooters to only hire female waitresses?

Sex-based discrimination happens to men, women and transsexual employees alike. It can even happen while employers are seeking to hire a new employee. There have been many arguments about sex discrimination over the years and whether employers have the right to engage in it during hiring. Barring certain exceptions like Hooters, the employees who were discriminated against prevailed. So, why is Hooters able to get away with it?

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