Harassment in the Workplace Part I

Engagement Details


Title IX was originally enacted to prevent publicly funded schools from engaging in discrimination based on sex. Many people know about Title IX because of its positive effects on the advancement of women's athletics. It also shows up in employment law by protecting employees from sex discrimination in decisions regarding hiring, tenure, salary, and promotions. Take this engagement to protect yourself and  your colleagues.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand federal law as it applies to unwanted sexual misconduct in the workplace.
  2. Learn about common misconceptions that undermine the efficacy of this protection.
  3. Appreciate employee liability and the repercussions of violating the rights of another.

About the Author

Alicia Hoffmeyer

Alicia D'Anella graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where she majored in Psychology. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers School of Law – Camden, where she was Associate Notes Editor for the Journal of Law and Religion. She was also a top oralist in the Hunter Moot Court competition, and later served as a Board Member.

Alicia is a member of the bars of the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, as well as both the Gloucester County and Burlington County Bar Associations.

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