What's the best way to prevent sexual harassment at work?
Around 12,000 complaints based on sexual harassment are filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission each year -- and that's believed to barely be the start of how many acts of harassment actually take place.
University professors and students who develop romantic and sexual relationships together are by no means news in academic circles -- it has probably been happening as long as there have been institutes of higher learning available.
Every so often, a legal case will hit the news that makes you wonder how anyone in their right minds thought that what was going on was even remotely acceptable.
In the past, sexual harassment used to be something that had to happen face to face -- but the electronic age has ushered in new opportunities for the inventive predator.
Nothing is likely to make at least half the office -- probably the males -- groan louder than the words "sensitivity training" and "mandatory" when used in the same sentence.
Political pundit and Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly is topping headlines in the last few days -- and for once, it has nothing to do with his politics.
Has your boss hinted (or outright stated) that if you want to get a little something, like a permanent position or a promotion, that you need to give a little something, like your sexual favors?
Sexual harassment has long been thought of as a woman's problem -- existing in many people's minds as the comedic image of an older, male boss chasing a younger, female secretary around the desk while declaring his desires.
While we would like to think otherwise, the unfortunate reality is that workers across New Jersey are routinely subjected to conduct on the part of their employers that could perhaps best be characterized as demeaning, dehumanizing or demoralizing.