Male Caregivers Face Sexual Discrimination
Men and women of the sandwich generation find themselves ‘stretched’ as caregivers for both their children and their aging parents and struggling mightily to simultaneously balance childrearing, parental care and corporate climbing. This scenario is not likely to change in the near future. What has changed is the gender distribution among caregiving adults. The Equal… Read More »
What Constitutes Sexual Harassment in California?
The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) defines sexual harassment as an act or series of acts that are of a sexual nature, unwanted and unsolicited. Sexual harassment is a form of gender discrimination, and is therefore illegal under state and federal law. Who can be accused? In the past, only those in a… Read More »
What is Sexual Harassment?
According the U.S. Equal Employment Commission, the prohibition of sexual harassment is clearly defined: It is unlawful to harass a person (an applicant or employee) because of that person’s sex. Sexual harassment is a common form of gender discrimination, punishable by law. A 2012 survey by the Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE)… Read More »