Posts in Sexual Harassment
How is a hostile work environment defined in Oklahoma?

We have previously discussed a couple different types of sexual harassment or discrimination that can occur in the context of one's employment. The first is that of quid pro quo harassment. This type of illegal activity occurs when there is a specific this for that trade demanded from an employee, such as sexual favors for promotion or in order to avoid the loss of a job.

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How expansive is sexual harassment law in Oklahoma?

Previously, this blog discussed the basics of what sexual harassment claims entail, as well as some of the requirements to file a claim with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Deciding to file such a claim can be a difficult and disconcerting position to be in for employees who simply want to be able to do their jobs to the best of their abilities.

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How does Oklahoma evaluate sexual harassment claims?

In the past, we have touched on the legal definition of sexual harassment as given by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Oklahoma's Human Rights Commission. To recap, sexual harassment occurs when requests for sexual favors, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature or unwelcome sexual advances are a condition of employment or affect the status of an employee within the employer's organization.

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New documentary examines Oklahoman Anita Hill

Over 20 years ago, a woman from Oklahoma entered the national spotlight during the confirmation hearings of now Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. During this time period, Anita Hill's name was a household word, though many people may not remember it these days. A new documentary called "Anita" is attempting to change that.

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How is a hostile work environment defined in Oklahoma?

We have previously discussed a couple different types of sexual harassment or discrimination that can occur in the context of one's employment. The first is that of quid pro quo harassment. This type of illegal activity occurs when there is a specific this for that trade demanded from an employee, such as sexual favors for promotion or in order to avoid the loss of a job.

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