Archive, June 2022.
Chicago Expands Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements
When it comes to sexual harassment, prevention is key. The more employers, managers, supervisors, and employees understand how to prevent and recognize sexual harassment, the better. Illinois law already requires employers to provide sexual harassment training to employees, but Chicago has taken further steps to promote harassment-free workplaces. The recent ordinance addresses both harassment prevention and bystander reporting responsibilities.
Can I Appeal an Undesirable Divorce Outcome?
When a divorce case goes to trial, the court makes a determination on the unresolved issues. The court may hand down decisions regarding property division, child parenting issues, spousal maintenance, or other divorce matters. If a spouse disagrees with the court’s decision, can they file an appeal? The answer depends on the specific facts of the case. Successful divorce appeals are rare, but they are possible in certain situations.
5 Things to Document if You Have Been Sexually Harassed at Work
Federal and state laws protect employees from discrimination based on sex. This includes protection from sexual harassment. However, perpetrators of sexual harassment still exist. Men and women in any type of profession may find themselves the victims of hostile work environment harassment or quid pro quo harassment.
Exploring the Advantages and Limitations of Divorce Mediation
If your marriage is nearing its end and divorce is inevitable, you may be interested in alternative resolution methods like divorce mediation. Mediation is a process during which divorcing spouses discuss divorce issues like asset division, child custody, and spousal support in hopes of resolving the issues amicably. Mediation can be beneficial for couples hoping to avoid stressful litigation. However, mediation is not a practical solution in every divorce case.