Sexual harassment investigation procedure includes policies related to the proper handling of sexual harassment complaints, investigating sexual harassment claims, and evaluating appropriate disciplinary measures when it has been determined there are violations. My ability to conduct sexual harassment training comes from twelve years of experience conducting workplace investigations. This includes complaints of sexual harassment, hostile work…
On September 15th, 2016 California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that established protection against harassment and sexual violence for custodial staff in the workplace. With janitors staging a hunger strike outside the state Capitol to support the bill that would increase workplace protection against sexual harassment and sexual assault, Gov. Jerry Brown…
Office Bullying-We’re All Just Big Kids
Office bullying is an extension of childhood bullying experienced by many of us. It may involve actual abusive behavior and/or language or may have manifest itself in milder forms such as excessive work delegation to the same party. The perpetrators of office bullying may be childhood bullies or childhood victims-turned-bullies with the leverage of having a title within the office. Whatever the case, no justification should be tolerated for their behavior.
An investigator has concluded that a former West Covina Unified superintendent’s claims of discrimination, retaliation and sexual harassment are “without merit,” district officials said this week.
Liliam Leis-Castillo, who was hired as West Covina Unified superintendent in 2006, filed suit against the district and board members Mike Spence and Steve Cox in August, following her termination by a board vote in May.
Castillo’s lawsuit claims she was fired because she did not reciprocate Cox’s alleged sexual advances toward her and because she opposed the way the board was managing the district’s charter school.
A former First 5 Riverside employee has sued Riverside County and its public health officer, who she has accused of sexual harassment.
Pamela Luna, hired almost a year ago as a First 5 department manager, said she was fired earlier this month. She filed her lawsuit April 27 in Riverside County Superior Court.
She is seeking compensation for lost wages and benefits and mental and emotional distress, according to the lawsuit.