Tag: sexual assault

Know Your Rights

Arbitration Remains an Option in Sexual Harassment Cases

April 18, 2022


Arbitration instead of litigation remains an option for employees who allege sexual harassment, despite a recent law banning the enforcement of pre-dispute pacts for sexual-harassment and sexual-assault claims. While an employer can note that this is an option, it should […]

Know Your Rights

After prosecutor declines to bring rape charge, accuser uses unusual law to convene her own grand jury

May 20, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

A Kansas woman is taking matters into her own hands after she was unable to persuade a prosecutor to bring a rape charge against the man she accused of strangling and slapping her during sex. Madison Smith, 22, is convening […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Federal judge declines to block new title IX sexual assault rule

August 13, 2020

Via: Jurist

A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Wednesday denied a motion for a preliminary injunction or stay on the US Department of Education’s final rule addressing Title IX obligations. This final rule will change […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

When It Comes to Harassment, Workplace Silence Doesn’t Mean Everything Is OK

July 20, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

In the last year, the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have helped give a strong voice and support to those who’ve suffered sexual assault, harassment and bullying in workplaces at the hands of (usually white) men in power. Last October, the […]