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May 22, 2017 | How to Handle Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Victims of sexual harassment should keep at least eight things in mind when making the decision to hold the harasser accountable:   Sexual harassment takes many forms, ranging from repeated unwelcome comments on appearance to unwelcome requests for dates and demands for sex in return for a job or promotion. Nonconsensual touching and assault at

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August 16, 2016 | WHAT IS A HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT?

First of all, sexual harassment is defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) as: “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature…when…submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as the basis for employment decisions…or such conduct has the purpose or effect of…creating an

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August 4, 2016 | SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION IN OHIO

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision regarding gay marriage, there is no doubt the legal landscape for the LGBT community is changing.  A question being asked more and more is whether or not sexual orientation is a protected class under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, thereby prohibiting employers from

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August 4, 2016 | SAME-SEX SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN OHIO

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which encompasses Ohio, handed down an excellent opinion yesterday for a male plaintiff, who alleged he was sexually harassed at work by another male.  The Columbus Sexual Harassment Lawyers at The Friedmann Firm can help you if you’ve been sexually harassed work- by a member

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August 4, 2016 | WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I’M SEXUALLY HARASSED?

As an Ohio Sexual Harassment Lawyer, I can advise you that it is of the utmost importance that the employee being harassed report the harassment according to the employer’s policy.  If your employer has a policy that dictates what an employee should do if he or she is being harassed, you MUST follow that reporting

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