Sexual harassment in the workplace refers to any type of unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, remarks of a sexual nature, or differing workplace treatment based on an individual’s sex. Individuals who have suffered sexual harassment or unlawful termination in San Jose, CA, based on their response to such harassment should seek the assistance of a labor attorney for employment law advice on the best path to legal reparations.
Recently, former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson filed a lawsuit against her former employer, the long-time chairman and CEO of Fox News, Roger Ailes. Carlson’s lawsuit states that her complaints of sexual advancements and rejection of requests for sexual favors in the workplace led to a hostile work environment and her eventual unlawful termination from the network. You can find out more about this high-profile case in this short video.