Most employers understand the importance of having a well-communicated policy that prohibits various forms of illegal harassment, including sexual harassment. Not only can such policies have the beneficial effect of reducing or eliminating the existence of such harassment in the workplace, but a documented program of addressing and correcting such problems can go a long

Don’t assume that men can’t sexually harass other men (or women can’t harass other women), or otherwise discriminate against them in violation of the civil rights laws. In August of this year, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision involving allegations of sexual harassment by a male employee against his male coworkers and

While employers may have well-written agreements with their employees, such as non-competition and confidentiality agreements, those same employers sometimes fall down with regard to having those contracts executed on the company’s behalf. Prudent companies will not allow employees to commence employment until they have signed the applicable employment agreement, noncompete or an agreement to resolve