Sexual Harassment

The Power of Money with host Michelle Graves talking about Sexual Harassment with Attorney Craig T. Matthews

A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: How Inadequate Protection From Retaliation Discourages Reporting of Sexual Harassment

Matthew D. Craig

In the past few years, Roger Ailes, Bill O’Reilly, Harvey Weinstein, Mark Halperin, and Travis Kalanick (to name a few) have been accused of—and in many cases settled substantial claims for—sexual harassment or sexual assault. Whether this is simply the way things have always have been or instead how things have become, sexual harassment is a major issue that has been thrust to the forefront of concerns in modern society. For that reason, it is critical that victims and witnesses of sexual harassment can report what they have seen or experienced free of fear from retaliation by their employer. Thus, it is necessary to provide adequate safeguards to ensure that these victims and witnesses come forward and, in some cases, help prevent further unlawful conduct. Read More…