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The "She Asked For It" Defense Strikes Again

In another example of why women hesitate to bring sexual harassment claims, a judge has ordered twenty two women who are bringing a sexual harassment claim to turn over their cell phones and social networking passwords to attorneys for their former employers. The judge will allow these attorneys...

Note to Employers: Investigate Harassment Claims

When an employer has a procedure for investigating harassment complaints and fails to do so, it will held against the employer in subsequent litigation. The 6th Circuit's decision in Waldo v. Consumers Energy Company serves as a reminder to employers [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available...

Miami Dolphins Investigation Good Example of Well-Done Internal Workplace Investigation

As I’ve written about before , the plaintiff’s bar is growing increasingly sophisticated in its strategic efforts to attack employers’ internal workplace investigations. Unfortunately, too many employers have made themselves vulnerable to these attacks by failing to ensure that their...