Many people in the Bay Area are familiar with the car service Uber, used by thousands of riders daily. Uber provides vehicle owners with a connection to people willing to pay for transportation in their local area. While Uber does screen and train drivers, the company recently found itself with a lengthy list of sexual harassment claims stemming from both customers and employees.
A contestant on Top Chef, Mike Isabella, recently settled a lawsuit alleging that he sexually harassed a former worker. Other partners in the man's hospitality group were also accused of engaging in sexual harassment in the lawsuit. Individuals in the Bay Area and elsewhere who are sexually harassed in the workplace likewise have the right to seek to hold their harassers accountable through the civil court system.
A former family fun center waitress in another state recently claimed that she was sexually harassed while on the job. The woman has therefore filed a lawsuit against the entertainment business, seeking damages. Likewise, individuals in the Bay Area who experience workplace sexual harassment have the right to seek to hold their harassers accountable.
A segment producer who worked on a couple of major reality shows recently filed a suit against five producers, a production company and Warner Bros., alleging that she was harassed in a sexual manner while on the job. Sexual harassment is illegal in the Bay Area. For this reason, those who are victims of it in California have the right to seek justice through the civil court system.
A city and mayor in another state are the subjects of a recent lawsuit filed in federal court that alleges harassment on the basis of sex. According to the woman who filed the suit, she faced sexual harassment after requesting a longer shift. Anybody in the Bay Area who faces this type of harassment in the workplace has the right to seek to hold his or her alleged harasser accountable.
A woman in another state claimed that her former male manager at a Gucci store harassed her sexually. She has thus decided to file a $10 million sexual harassment lawsuit against the fashion company. Sexual harassment is illegal, so employers in the Bay Area and elsewhere who engage in this type of behavior may be held liable through the civil court system.
A hotel in another state has been named in a lawsuit alleging harassment on the basis of sex. This lawsuit was recently amended to also include charges of sexual harassment against celebrity chef Todd English. Anyone in the Bay Area who has suffered this type of harassment in the workplace has the right to seek to hold his or her employer accountable.
Workers of two IHOP eateries in two different cities claimed they were harassed in a sexual manner on the job. They have therefore decided to file a federal sexual harassment suit against the franchises. When employees in the Bay Area and elsewhere experience this type of harassment in the workplace, it is within their rights to seek to hold their employers accountable.
According to federal employees, workplace harassment based on sex is not occurring as frequently as it did in the past. However, the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board said it is still taking place. Fortunately, employees -- both federal and private-sector workers -- in the Bay Area who experience sexual harassment have the right to seek justice.
Four women at a Ford plant in another state accused the company of allowing a hostile environment in which they were sexually harassed. They thus filed a lawsuit back in 2014. Ford recently agreed to pay as much as over $10 million to settle this lawsuit. Any employee in the Bay Area or other areas of the country have the right to take legal action if they experience sexual harassment on the job.