Sex Harassment

Because of the dramatic increase in these type claims, this chapter is full of practical advise on dealing with the various types of sexual harassment claims. In addition to the typical explanations of the types of claims that are encountered, and the company's responsibility for dealing therewith, the chapter contains the authors' advice on approaches to investigating and handling such claims -- based on their experience, not only in advising companies, but in actual jury trials of such issues. As in many of the other chapters, it discusses typical mistakes that companies frequently make in dealing with such claims and gives tips on how to avoid such mistakes.