You cannot be fired FOR reporting sexual harassment, as that’s illegal retaliation, because the sexual harassment reporting itself is protected activity under United States and your state’s civil rights laws.
Even if there is only one employee, one 1099 employee and that’s you, and you are being sexually harassed, you can fight back. Also under the same new revised law, effective July 2018, mandatory arbitration will no longer be mandatory for sexual harassment claims in New York.
Gretchen Carlson sued Fox News Roger Ailes in court for sexual harassment, but now Ailes’ lawyers are fighting to remove the case to an arbitral forum, arguing that Carlson agreed in her employment contract to arbitrate any employment conflicts that may arise. Arbitration is a private trial conducted before a private judge, who is known […]