There are no statistics out there to prove this point, but the traditional office holiday party has to be among the top places where claims of sexual harassment and hostile work environment start.

Indeed, just a cursory look at some federal employment cases shows a common thread that run through each of them: alcohol-induced

During some of the seminars that I teach on sexual harassment prevention, one of the topics that available at ct.gov websiteis covered is describing the difference between quid pro quo harassment and hostile work environment harassment.

On Wednesday, the Connecticut Appellate Court taught that same lesson in reviewing a case in which an employee (who lost a trial)