6th Circuit moves the line between same-sex harassment and bullying

Oil rigs must be awful places to work. Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services -the U.S. Supreme Court case the first recognized that Title VII protected employees from same-sex harassment (and which included allegations such as name-calling suggesting homosexuality, physical assaults, and attempted rape...

Abandoning job because of harassment does not support retaliation claim, says the 6th Circuit

Last week , I discussed the 6th Circuit's most recent pronouncement on same-sex harassment. I noted that while some would argue the Court's dismissal of the harassment claim is evidence of the need for law against workplace bullying, in reality the Court's dismissal of the retaliation claim...