Does the employee have legally viable claim for quid pro quo sexual harrasment and/or hostile environment sexual harrasment?
Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth, 524 U.S. 742 (1998) and answer the following questions :
1) does the employee have legally viable claim for quid pro quo sexual harrasment and/or hostile environment sexual harrasment? what is the likely outcome?
2) analyze the legal factors for the potiential claims in the context of the employee pursuing legal action against the employer.
3) let\’s shift gears using the same scenario, assume that you are in the HR dept of your organization, and that you were just presented with the scenarios as an example used to explore policies and procedures that will avoid sexual harrasment liability. Your boss has asked you to make preliminary suggestions ( which will be presented to the legal counsel ) regarding sexual harassment protocol that will avoid potiential liability, what would your five suggestions be and why?