The 1990s will go down as the decade of sexual harassment claims. Anita Hill testified before the U.S. Senate; Paula Jones filed a suit against a sitting president; Sergeant Gene McKinney, the Army’s top enlisted soldier, resigned his rank after successfully defending himself before an Army tribunal; and last, but certainly not least, the Monica Lewinsky matter glued national attention to the complex issues involving workplace sexual conduct.

The U.S. Supreme Court, in turn, decided four sexual harassment cases during its 1997-1998 term. These headline-making stories and decisions increased awareness of sexual harassment issues, and this heightened awareness fueled the recent flurry of sexual harassment suits. Now, more than ever, employers must adopt, implement and enforce appropriate measures to prohibit workplace sexual harassment.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]