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  • Sexual, Racial Harassment Settlement Will Cost Ford Motor Co. Up to $10 Million

    Date:
    August 24, 2017

    A US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigation uncovered reasonable cause to believe that female and African-American employees at two Ford plants in the Chicago area had been subjected to sexual and racial harassment, and that the company retaliated against employees who complained about it.

  • 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 workplace sexual harassment including creating a policy, training employees, immediately responding to harassment complaints and imposing discipline.