A female shipyard welder who accused her employer of sexual harassment has won a groundbreaking ruling that posting pictures of nude and partly nude women is a form of sexual harassment. While rulings in other cases have found that pornographic pictures may contribute to an atmosphere of sexual harassment, the new decision is thought to be the first finding that such pictures are, in and of themselves, harassment. He rejected what he called the company's "ostrich defense" that it was unaware of many of the complaints made by the plaintiff, Lois Robinson. Judge Melton said the shipyard, where Ms.
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Get the latest news, reviews, and commentary delivered directly to your inbox. Become a Member ». Four women, speaking with the Huffington Post and the New York Times , claimed that Close invited them to his studio and unexpectedly asked them to model nude for him, using explicit language in the process. The women said the encounters left them feeling uncomfortable, manipulated, and exploited. In the wake of those news reports, four more women have now come forward to describe their encounters with Close.
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At the beginning of my career, I spent time working in media. One small company where I interned assigned me to do a project with a woman who was senior at the company. She informed me that she liked to work late at night — well past midnight, when no one else was there. From our first interactions with each other, she began asking me when I was going to take her out. Then, she informed me that she had decided we were going to have sex.
By Sachi Barreiro , Attorney. One major reason is that employees fear that they will be retaliated against at work. However, another possible reason for underreporting is that employees who are subjected to inappropriate behavior aren't clear on when it crosses the line into illegal harassment. In today's society, sexual harassment often takes on more subtle forms. Instead of being propositioned for sex or slapped on the rear end, a victim might receive suggestive late-night texts or images, unwelcome sexually-charged comments, or invitations to meetings that somehow turn into dates.