Category Archives for Sexual Harassment

Legal Assistance in Dealing with a Hostile Working Environment

Legal Assistance in Dealing with a Hostile Working Environment Although sexual harassment is an ongoing problem in Iowa and across the nation, its ancillary effects are often as problematic or worse for workers who are dealing with it. For many, being harassed by a boss, a supervisor, a co-worker, or a customer is bad enough, […]

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Dismissed Iowa Finance Authority head committed sexual harassment

Dismissed Iowa Finance Authority head committed sexual harassment Workers in Iowa might be intimidated when they are facing sexual harassment on the job. This is made worse when the alleged harasser is a person who is in a powerful position in the state. It is important to remember that everyone has rights and it is […]

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Iowa restaurant owner faces consequences for sexual harassment

Iowa restaurant owner faces consequences for sexual harassment In Iowa and across the nation, people are increasingly telling their stories of being sexually harassed and seeking compensation in legal filings for all they have lost because of it. Some of the biggest obstacles to people moving forward with a sexual harassment claim include fear of […]

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Employee Who Complained Because of Sexual Harassment Was Ignored

Employee Who Complained Because of Sexual Harassment Was Ignored When an Iowan is the victim of harassment, complaining about it to those in a position of power in the workplace will do something to put a stop to it. This belief is true with sexual harassment or any other type of ill treatment. When those […]

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Iowans Do Not Need to Accept Sexual Harassment at Work

Iowans Do Not Need to Accept Sexual Harassment at Work Sexual harassment is a prominent issue. While more and more people who are in positions of power are being held responsible for their behavior, there remains a stigma attached to those who are mistreated in this way and want to take steps to put a […]

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Women in Sexual Harassment Suit Get Important Victory

Women in Sexual Harassment Suit Get Important Victory In Iowa and across the nation, greater attention is being paid to incidents in which workers are sexually harassed on the job. For many jobs that are frequently male-dominated, women who have worked in that environment have been subjected to offensive sexual comments, sexual innuendo, unwanted touching […]

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Understanding the Options Available to a Victim of Harassment

Understanding the Options Available to a Victim of Harassment As a growing number of prominent people are accused of sexual harassment and face losing their jobs and even being arrested, there might be a belief that sexual harassment on the job will no longer be tolerated and all victims need to do to put a […]

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Are You Familiar with the Types of Sexual Harassment?

Are You Familiar with the Types of Sexual Harassment? As an employee, you hope you never have to deal with any form of sexual harassment. Unfortunately, there may come a time when you find yourself in this undesirable position. It’s important to become familiar with the many types of sexual harassment, as this will give […]

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Sexual Harassment in Iowa and Witnesses Reporting It

Sexual Harassment in Iowa and Witnesses Reporting It When sexual harassment takes place in the workplace in Iowa, it is common that the victim is not the only person aware of it. Witnesses might see that there is harassment taking place and there is frequently confusion as to the protocol of reporting it when another […]

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Sexual Harassment: What Investigative Steps Must Employers Take?

Sexual Harassment: What Investigative Steps Must Employers Take? When there is an allegation that sexual harassment has taken place in a workplace in Iowa, the victim should know how the case will be handled by the employer. There are basic, foundational issues that must be understood even before moving forward with a sexual harassment claim […]

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