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March 2019 Archives

Google payouts to accused harassers spark outrage

A payout received by one Google executive has sparked outrage in Florida and across the country about the continuing problem of sexual harassment in the workplace. A former executive at the technology giant received $35 million in his severance package even though he was allegedly forced to resign after an investigation into sexual assault accusations. The total of his exit package was revealed as part of an ongoing shareholder lawsuit targeting the company's practice of paying large severance amounts to high-ranking executives accused of sexual harassment or assault.

Racial discrimination suit filed against large shipping carrier

A group of 19 African-American workers is suing a major shipping company for permitting a racially hostile work environment in one of its distribution centers. The company has distribution centers in all 50 states, including Florida, but the allegations giving rise to the suit took place in Ohio.

3 steps for dealing with racism at your job

When you start a new job, you expect it to be a welcoming environment. You may start to connect with your colleagues and management. Suddenly, someone makes an offensive comment about race that rubs you the wrong way and you may not know how to react. 

Tesla faces three whistleblower complaints

Florida residents might be interested in learning about some whistleblower tips against Tesla that have been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The whistleblowers are three former employees of the company, including two security professionals and one technician.

Restaurant workers likely to encounter sexual harassment

Sexual harassment of restaurant and other food service employees is a common scenario. Reports indicate that up to 70 percent of male workers and 90 percent of female workers in restaurants have experienced some type of sexual harassment from customers, coworkers, supervisors or suppliers. Workers in Florida should be aware of their rights and opportunities for recourse regarding this issue.

How to respond to sexual harassment at work

Sadly, sexual harassment in the workplace is common. According to a recent survey, 81 percent of women experience sexual harassment. This is a staggering statistic that demonstrates the severity of the issue. Even though sexual harassment is prevalent, it is not always corrected or punished. 

Woman gets money in settlement with employer

A woman who used to work at a Florida bar has been awarded $80,000 in a sexual harassment case. The plaintiff, who was a bartender at Christini's Ristorante Italiano in Orlando, claims that she was told to look date-ready and sexy while performing job duties. The woman alleges that she was terminated after expressing concerns about her treatment to management. She was terminated in March 2017 after starting work for the company in August 2015.

Florida woman sues donut shop for racial discrimination

A Dunkin' Donuts shop in Miami stands accused of racially discriminating against a female employee. The woman has filed a lawsuit alleging that her manager and co-workers treated her poorly because of her race and then retaliated by taking her off the work schedule.

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