An adverse glare has fallen on Silicon Valley and its heavy concentration of high-tech companies in recent months, with victims alleging on-the-job sexual harassment coming forward in increasing fashion to point fingers at huge-name mainstays like Tesla, Microsoft, Google and Sun Microsystems.
Reportedly, top-rung executives of a jewelry manufacturing and retail empire are flatly stressed regarding a massive arbitration case that their company has now been embroiled in for years.
Today is Valentine's Day, but it's not all about chocolate and roses for many people in the Palo Alto Unified School District.
There is certainly no shortage of descriptions entailing flatly unethical and unlawful workplace behavior in a federal lawsuit filed recently in a California court.
Any person suffering from the sexually harassing conduct of a co-employee, manager or other individual at the workplace is obviously emotionally affected in a materially adverse way. Such treatment is often degrading and truly frightening. And, of course, it can pose a starkly dangerous challenge for a victim.
In the midst of the scandal-ridden 2016 election season, one media company was facing its own scandals. Readers may remember that in July 2016, Roger Ailes was forced out of his position as chairman of Fox News over sexual harassment allegations made by former Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson. After those allegations were made public, other women admitted (publicly or anonymously) that they, too, had been sexually harassed by Ailes.
In reference to the above-cited headline in today's blog post, we note that an experienced attorney representing a sexual harassment victim in litigation provides value in many obvious ways, most centrally by crafting strategies that best protect a client and maximally promote his or her interests.
Although it is both sad and unquestionable that sexual harassment occurs in every industry operative across California and the United States, it is notable that one particular work sphere looms especially large when it comes to this problematic and unlawful behavior.