The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

John Oliver tackles Sexual Harassment at Work
July 30, 2018
By: Charles Lamberton

Workplace sexual harassment is real; it happens, and it happens a lot. Study after study has shown that it is one of the most harmful, traumatic power abuses that can be perpetrated against a victim. There’s no understating the seriousness of the problem, or how poorly the legal system, the political system and the right […]

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Huge court win for #MeToo
July 6, 2018
By: Charles Lamberton

In Minarsky v. Susquehanna County, 2018 WL 3234243 (3d Cir. July 3, 2018), the Third Circuit reversed summary judgment for the employer because a jury could find that the sexual harassment victim was reasonable in not reporting the harassment for four years.  In a footnote that will be cited for years to come, the Court […]

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Forms of sexual harassment at work
May 13, 2018
By: Charles Lamberton

Ken Cooper recently outlined what he called the “six levels” of sexual harassment. His summary is useful and worth walking through. But he omits an important feature of sexual harassment present in many, many cases: implicit or explicit threats of retaliation if the victim reports the harassment. Let’s take a look at Cooper’s six levels […]

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