Tag: retaliation

On April 10, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released detailed breakdowns for the 76,418 charges of workplace discrimination the agency received in fiscal year 2018. The comprehensive enforcement and litigation statistics for FY 2018, which ended September 30, 2018, are posted on the agency’s website, which also includes detailed breakdown of charges by…

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, explains through three tongue-in-cheek soap opera storylines how sexual harassment claims can morph into retaliation liability. Like sands through the hourglass . . . so are the days of our work lives. All…

Question: When an employee has reported another employee to the police for a non-work-related activity, what is the employer’s liability? Answer: If the employee in question has not done anything illegal or against company policy in the workplace, the employer is not required to take any action. However, the concern may be that the workplace…