All Items: Hostile Environments

  • Hugs May Create Hostile Work Environment, 9th Circuit Rules

    Date:
    March 2, 2017

    The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that unwelcome workplace hugs may give rise to a sexually hostile work environment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The case is a reminder of the boundaries between appropriate and inappropriate workplace conduct.

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News: HR guidance on how to create and implement policies and practices that prevent and respond to allegations of a hostile work environment.