Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry

Sexual harassment may plague the restaurant industry more than any other.1 Habitual harassment of service workers can occur by supervisors, co-workers, and customers. Complaints by servers to their managers, reporting a customer’s inappropriate behavior, can often be tossed to the side as the well-known slogan “the customer’s always right” forces the server to tolerate the […]

Childhood Sexual Abuse

The Legal Claims Victims of childhood sexual abuse have 12 years from the day they turn 18 to file suit against their perpetrator.  (C) An action for assault or battery brought by a victim of childhood sexual abuse based on childhood sexual abuse, or an action brought by a victim of childhood sexual abuse asserting […]

Sexual Harassment & Retaliation: What to do When it Happens to You

Sexual harassment plagues far too many workplace environments.  Women regularly call us reporting sexual misconduct throughout Ohio.  From Dayton, Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Springfield, Urbana, and beyond. Technology and social media encourage behaviors that lead to sexual harassment, portraying them as fantasies.  Sexual harassment is not a fantasy.  It is harassment and nothing more.  Employers are […]

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

In this column, Cincinnati and Dayton based sexual harassment litigation attorney Craig T. Matthews discusses harassment in the workplace and the potential outcomes of related lawsuits. Sexual harassment continues to occur in many workplaces. Unfortunately, a number of employers fail to adequately respond to initial complaints. In many cases, lack of prompt, effective action by […]