hostile work environment News

#MeToo Movement Continues Within State Capitols

In the first week of 2019, an investigation by Oregon’s labor agency deemed the state Capitol to be a hostile workplace because of an unchecked pattern of sexual harassment among lawmakers. A few days later, two Washington state lawmakers accused …

Iowa Workplace Safety Inspectors Allege Firings Were Retaliation

Two Iowa workplace safety inspectors were fired in what they are calling retaliation for blowing the whistle on a hostile environment inside their agency. The firings of Jason Garmoe and Travis Stein on Tuesday are the latest turmoil at the …

Male Disney Cruise Employee Alleges Harassment by Female Boss

A middle-aged male former labor analyst at Disney Cruise Line claims his younger female manager created a hostile work environment by bullying him about his age, bragging about sleeping with married men in the office and passing him over for …

NBA Sets up Hotline to Report Workplace Misconduct

The NBA is establishing a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report concerns about misconduct in their workplace. The move comes after a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile environment for women in the Dallas Mavericks organization. …

Ex-Indianapolis Employee Files ‘Chronic Body Odor’ Lawsuit

Indianapolis is being sued by a former courts official who alleges that she was fired after she installed air fresheners to combat a co-worker’s body odor. Amber Bridges’ federal lawsuit says she was fired last year for creating a hostile …