June 26, 2018
Partner Barbara Hoey
was quoted in the Business Insurance
article “EEOC actively pursuing sexual harassment cases in the #MeToo era” regarding EEOC’s recently filed lawsuits against various employers across the country, charging them with harassment.
“I think the seven lawsuits were there to send a message,” said Barbara. “’Look, we are here, we’re actively prosecuting, and employers beware and, victims be aware.’ So, I think the EEOC felt a bit left out. For whatever reason, the plaintiffs, the women, were not feeling they should go to the EEOC to get relief. They were getting better results getting a lawyer or going directly to the company and saying, ‘this is what happened to me.’”
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