Based upon the scenario the employee was discriminated against because of her sex that lead to her being sexually harassed on a daily basis from her male coworkers and male authority figure in the workplace. She experienced public humiliation within the company from her picture being openly displayed; which by the way puts her supervisor in the position to be held liable for allowing such behavior to take place. A red flag should have went up when the supervisor seen the screensaver; which he had to have seen in passing or whatever. Based on the information given in the
Unfortunately, in September of that same year he began to harass her again while she was trying to make a sales agreement with a customer, in which he suggested Ms. Harris offered the customer sex in exchange for the sale. Ms. Harris then collected her last check on October 1, 1987 and promptly left the company, at which time she filed a lawsuit against Forklift Systems Inc. stating her Title VII Civil Rights had been violated by the abusive work environment she endured there, based on her gender. The United States Court for the Middle District of Tennessee ruled this to be a ‘close’ case, but ruled in favor of the defendant because they believed that while Mr. Hardy’s conduct would offend any reasonable woman worker, it would not have interfered with the persons work
The victim was harassed by co-workers and obviously quite embarrassed. The victim pressed charges against both Medlantic and Tijuana Goldring. Medlantic was found guilty for breach of confidential relationship and was made to pay the victim two hundred and fifty thousand dollars. However, Tijuana was not found guilty of invasion of privacy because the disclosure was not within the scope of Goldring’s employment with WHC. Medlantic filed a motion for judgment arguing that Doe’s claims were barred by the statute of limitations.
There were some firefighters that had argued that the test results should be thrown out because it showed that the tests were discriminatory. “These individuals threatened a discrimination lawsuit if the City made promotions based on these tests” (Smith & Robertson, 911). Other firefighters said that these tests were neutral and fair. These firefighters also threatened a discrimination lawsuit “if the City, relying on the statistical racial disparity, ignored the test results and denied promotions to the candidates who had performed well” (Smith & Robertson, 911). The result was that the City threw out the examinations all together.
The female midshipman was absolved from punishment after agreeing to give her testimony at the court-martial. Owens was acquitted of rape, but was convicted of conduct unbecoming an officer for engaging in sex in Bancroft Hall and for disobeying a direct order to stay away from his accuser. The harsh consequences that arise for military members after having committed sexual assault are devastating. For that reason, it is crucial to fully understand this situation in order to present a supported course of action for both Lamar Owens and the female midshipman. Background: On the night of Saturday, 28 January 2006, the female midshipman (unnamed) went out drinking.
His words were “my first victim was a women white, well dressed, probably in her early twenties.” This automatically had me thinking he was some type of serial killer or something in that nature. As I read the entire essay and understood what was actually going on I noticed that I did the same thing people were doing around him which was assuming. Staples was actually innocent to the ignorance. He states “I could cross in front of a car stopped at a traffic light and elicit the thunk, thunk, thunk, thunk of the driver – black, white , male or female hammering down the door locks.” Another thing Brent Staples said was “As softly who is scarcely able to take a knife to a raw chicken—let alone hold one to a person’s throat- I was surprised embarrassed, and dismayed all at once.” Since Staples felt embarrassed of how people stereotyped him he changed the way he went about things to make people feel more comfortable around him, whether they were walking past or standing an elevator, or sitting in a car. “I
Ans 1. The company definitely has to pay liability to Virginia Pollard. In the given case, the company is liable to only those issues which tell that Virginia is been sexual harassed by the shop floor workers. Company is liable to the fact that, those who were involved in disturbing Virginia during her work are to be punished and company has to bear a compensation for the sexual harassment done to Virginia if the harassment is proven before the court of law. In the worst scenario company may have to pay Virginia as much money as quoted by the court and other legal actions can be taken against the company.
Unless, that is, you’re at work. Simply put, there is no First Amendment right to “free speech” in the workplace” (para. 1). Employers restrict speech in the workplace like political because it can lead to hostile work environments and unproductive to employers (Dolgow, 2012). CFO Adam Smith posted a video of himself bullying a Chick Fil-A employee because she worked for in his words a homophobic company and was terminated for poorly representing his employer (Dolgow, 2012).
In this case, both individuals (the male and female) were receiving counseling services. The man then threatened to physically harm the woman during a session, and they notified the female about the threat. However, the perpetrator still managed to harm her and her son by purposely hitting their car in an automobile accident. Then, she sued claiming that they did not fulfill the requirement fulfill the requirement regarding duty to warn. The court ruled that the duty to warn also extends to her son because it is reasonable to assume that he would be in harm’s
We have youth killing each other over money, girls, and cars. This is all because music perceives these things to be best, and if you have those things, they make you somebody, but in reality, these are just material things that the media wants you to believe is the best. Former multi milliaiare artist such as Swiss beats and bowwow, have gone bankrupt because they pay a down payment on a Ferrari, but wont have enough money to pay child support. These amazing artists fell under the influence of their own rap music, and it messed them up in the long term. The youth of the city of Memphis has one of the biggest problems of being influenced by the genre of hip-hop.