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'He Liked Breasts' Is Never an Appropriate Response to a Harassment Complaint

October 23, 2014
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What is an appropriate response? Here are 10 steps to follow if you receive a harassment complaint from an employee.
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How to Draft a Legal Retaliatory Waiver of EEOC Rights

September 22, 2014
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The proper way to draft an arbitration agreement, or other agreement that waives certain rights or remedies, is to carve out EEOC charges.
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When the Cat’s Paw Strikes Retaliation

August 20, 2014
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Retaliation claims remain harder for employees to prove, and easier for employers to win on summary judgment.
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When Retaliation Stands the Test of Time

August 15, 2014
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An employer cannot hold a grudge against an employee who engaged in protected activity, with the hope that the passage of time will permit later retaliation.
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Retaliation or Awkward Timing?

July 11, 2014
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If you are going to terminate an employee on the heels of protected activity, you best have all of your ducks in a row.
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Nude Sunbathing is not a Basis for Retaliation

May 12, 2014
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If you're caught sunbathing nude, on the roof of your elementary school-employer, don't sue for retaliation.
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'Motorboating' Equals a $567K Harassment Verdict

March 26, 2014
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Harassment is harassment, whether its a male-on-female, or female-on-male. As long as the harassment is 'because of sex,' it’s illegal.
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OSHA Protects Employees From Retaliation for Reporting Injuries?

February 20, 2014
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The Labor Department is watching this issue. These types of claims are increasing, and you take a risk of a retaliation claim if you terminate an employee who reported a workplace injury.
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EEOC Claims Retaliation Over Garden-Variety Severance Terms

February 12, 2014
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If the EEOC is successful in this lawsuit, employers will have to reconsider key provisions in their severance and settlement agreements.
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Separation of Protected Activity and Discipline can Shield Employers From Retaliation Claims

January 16, 2014
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You can help insulate your company from retaliation claims by training your employees to treat FMLA requests (and other instances of protected activity) as need-to-know.
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