Genie Harrison Named to Daily Journal Top Employment Lawyers List

July 10, 2019 Attorney Genie Harrison is honored to have been named to the Daily Journal Top Employment Lawyers List for 2019 Genie Harrison has been recognized as one of the Top Labor and Employment Lawyers in California, by the Daily Journal, the nation’s leading daily legal newspaper, focused on law and business in California. The Daily Journal cited Ms. Harrison as a major voice in the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements in the wake [...]

Forced Arbitration Isn’t FAIR by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine

Forced Arbitration Isn’t Fair July 8, 2019 — by Genie Harrison for the Ms. Magazine If you’ve ever been sexually harassed or discriminated against at work, the FAIR Act is about you. Like most workers, you probably signed an agreement when you were hired that requires any disputes you have with your employer to go to arbitration. In order to get a job, you were forced to waive your constitutional right to sue in [...]

Arbitration is failing California employees by Genie Harrison

Arbitration is failing California employees (Genie Harrison spent over a year analyzing CA employment arbitration results. Many of you don’t have access to the Daily Journal, so I have attached a pdf of my article here, with reprint permission from the Daily Journal, for your reading pleasure/horror.) June 6, 2019 — by Genie Harrison for the Daily Journal How is arbitration working for California employees? Read the full story of how Arbitration is failing [...]

#MeToo in the Music Industry

When music producers are accused of being predators March 1, 2019  — By Mesfin Fekadu for the Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Jessie Woo just wanted to sing. So when the budding vocalist met a successful music producer who told her he wanted to help her with her music, she believed him. Then, one night seven years ago, the producer raped her, she said. It was not the only time she was preyed upon [...]

The new Omnibus Sexual Harassment Bill SB1300

The following op-ed was published in the Pasadena Star News on December 1, 2018. See you in court, office harassers Workplaces in California should soon become safer now that Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a spate of bills spawned by the #MeToo movement, including one that gives employees the right to hold others accountable the very first time they violate workplace protection laws. That change is earth-shattering. Sexual harassment victims will be able to [...]

Genie Harrison Law Firm Discusses #Me Too Evidence in The Advocate

“Me too” and “not me too” evidence in employment litigation Proving that an employee harassed or the employer discriminated against similarly situated individuals other than the plaintiff October 2018 Issue of The Advocate — by Genie Harrison, Mary Olszewska and Amber Phillips of the Genie Harrison Law Firm Read the complete story below, or download the pdf HERE. The term “me too” has been significant for employment lawyers for decades, long before the #MeToo [...]

Genie Harrison Comments to Daily Journal on Senate Bill 1300

Bill is critical component of sea change in women’s rights Senate Bill 1300 finally eliminates the pass given to bad actors in the workplace that was rooted in the way the “severe or pervasive” standard hostile work environment cases was applied by the courts. October 4, 2018 — by Genie Harrison for the Daily Journal On the last day of September, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a number of bills in California’s "sexual [...]

Amber Rose Slutwalk in LA Weekly

Amber Rose on Why SlutWalk is More Important Than Ever October 4, 2018 — Lisa Beebe, LA Weekly Read the entire story, HERE Here is an excerpt: This Saturday, thousands of women will march through downtown Los Angeles to Pershing Square to take a stand for gender equality; as with most feminist marches, there will be loud chants and witty signs. But this event will look a little different from the others: Marchers of [...]

Lawsuit Against Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey Hit With Sexual Battery Suit By Masseur over “Extreme” 2016 Incident September 28, 2018 – by Dominic Patten / Deadline Hollywood Little more than a month since Kevin Spacey saw claims of another sexual assault case handed over the Los Angeles County District Attorney, the former House of Cards actor has been sued for sexually battery and false imprisonment. “Spacey assaulted and battered plaintiff by forcing plaintiff to touch his scrotum, testicles, [...]

Genie Harrison Files Lawsuit Against Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey Sued by Anonymous Masseur for Sexual Battery September 28, 2018 – by Margeaux Sippell / Variety A lawsuit was filed against Kevin Spacey in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday, detailing alleged sexual crimes the actor is accused of committing against an anonymous masseur in October, 2016. The actor, who was dropped from Netflix’s “House of Cards” in November 2017 following previous accusations of sexual harassment, now faces legal action concerning allegations of [...]

Genie Harrison Named to Daily Journal Top 100 Lawyers List

Attorney Genie Harrison is honored to have been named to the Daily Journal Top 100 Lawyers in California List September 21, 2018 Genie Harrison has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California, across all categories, by the  Daily Journal, the nation’s leading daily legal newspaper, focused on law and business in California. For its list, the Daily Journal takes nominations from all over the state of California and selects the leading [...]