Section Newsletter Articles on Sexual Harassment

I know it when I see it By Emily M. Johns Bench and Bar, September 2016 Although Illinois has anti-sexual harassment legislation in place, due to society’s recent awareness of the transgender community there is a rising tide of sexual harassment issues that are becoming more prevalent and need to be addressed.
Expanded liability for sexual harassment in Illinois By Kenneth W. Gage and Laura R. Feldman Labor and Employment Law, June 2009 On April 16, 2009, the Illinois Supreme Court expanded Illinois employers’ exposure to damages for sexual harassment and distinguished Illinois law from federal law.
He said, she said: Handling uncorroborated allegations of sexual harassment By Richard A. Russo Labor and Employment Law, June 2008 While most of the general principles and steps for conducting an effective sexual harassment investigation apply to investigations involving uncorroborated allegations, there are a few additional issues that an employer should consider.