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Category Archives: Sexual Harassment

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Jury Verdict For Employee Claiming Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment After Break Up With Supervisor Upheld

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of sexual harassment victims for more than two decades, our Citrus County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers know that employees are often subjected to quid pro quo sexual harassment after the termination of a consensual relationship with a supervisor. Quid pro sexual harassment occurs when an employee is subjected to… Read More »

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Is The Existence Of A Sexual Hostile Work Environment Determined By The Harasser’s Intent?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented sexual harassment victims for more than two decades, our Alachua County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers know that employers often defend sexual harassment cases by claiming that the sexually harassing behavior amounted to nothing more than “praise” or “compliments.” Having mischaracterized the nature of the conduct at issue, employers then maintain that well-intentioned… Read More »

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Physical Threats Directed Solely At Women Contribute To Sex-Based Hostile Work Environment

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated sexual harassment cases in Florida state and federal courts for more than twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida hostile work environment harassment lawyers know that a common employment law myth is that in order to bring a sexual harassment claim, a woman must show that she was subjected to explicitly sexual conduct,… Read More »

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Court Finds Sexual Hostile Work Environment Where Harasser Said Husband Was “Not Taking Care” Of Victim “In Bed”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of sexual harassment victims for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers have learned that women who work in a male-dominate environment are often subjected to egregious sexual harassment.  When a sexual harassment victim works in a male-dominate environment, employers often try to mislead courts… Read More »

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Employers’ Remedial Action Cannot Make Sexual Harassment Victims Worse Off

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having dedicated their practice to representing sexual harassment victims, our Marion County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers know that employers often respond to sexual harassment complaints by taking measures that make sexual harassment victims worse off.  Once an employer becomes aware of sexual harassment in the workplace, the employer must take adequate remedial measures in… Read More »

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Sexual Harassment Victim Claims She Was Fired For Rejecting Supervisor’s Request To Get Drinks

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of sexual harassment victims for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers have learned that quid pro quo sexual harassment remains a serious problem in the American workplace.  Quid pro quo sexual harassment occurs when an employee’s submission to or rejecting of a supervisor’s sexual behavior,… Read More »

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Can Employers Target A Sexual Harassment Victim For Investigation In Response To Her Complaint?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated sexual harassment lawsuits for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers have learned that an employer’s investigation of a sexual harassment complaint is rarely reasonable or effective.  As explained by the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals in Mulvihill v. Top-Flite Golf Co., 335 F.3d 15 (1st Cir. 2003),… Read More »

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Does Federal Law Protect Job Applicants From Sexual Harassment?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented the victims of employment discrimination for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida employment law attorneys have learned that job applicants are often a victim of unlawful employment discrimination.  Under the federal anti-discrimination laws, employers are prohibited from discriminating against job applicants.  Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964… Read More »

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EEOC Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Florida IHOP Franchise

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against an IHOP restaurant franchise in Plantation, Florida pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title VII. On March 19, 2019,… Read More »

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Are Home Health Aides Protected From Sexual Harassment By Clients Of Their Employer?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated sexual harassment cases for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida sexual harassment attorneys have learned that home health aids are particularly vulnerable to sexual harassment from the clients of their employer.  Because they generally work alone in the home of a client of their employer, employers often fail to protect home… Read More »

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