A lawsuit with explosive allegations of sexual harassment was recently filed in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama. In the lawsuit, a former high-level employee at Birmingham Health Care claims that her married supervisor forced her to have sex with him, made her wear skimpy clothing, and used sex videos of the couple as blackmail… Read More
What is defined as sexual harassment in the workplace?
We are often asked by individuals across Alabama about what conduct rises to the level of improper sexual harassment in the workplace. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, improper gender based harassment can include “sexual harassment” or unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature. However,… Read More
EEOC Files Lawsuit against Home Health Care Company for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently filed a discrimination lawsuit against Help at Home Inc. (with offices throughout Alabama and Mississippi), a company that provides home health care to elderly and disabled individuals. The EEOC’s lawsuit alleges that Help at Home violated federal law by allowing the company’s regional director to sexually harass… Read More