California Company Agrees to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Claim and Retaliation Claim for $690,000

The EEOC recently announced that Sierra Creative Systems, Inc. doing business as Addressers agreed to settle an EEOC lawsuit. Addressers is a California company that does printing, mailing, and fulfillment. The EEOC charges included the following: The sexual harassment part of the lawsuit claimed that at Sierra...

The Use and Limits of Confidential Claims When Claims for Harassment Are Made

In 2018, California passed several laws that govern the use of confidential settlement agreements involving workplace harassment. One of these include the following: SB 820 Prior to the effective date of this law, prior California law prohibited provisions in California settlement agreements that prevented the di...