|Aug. 1, 2010 | www.fisherphillips.com|
Nowhere is sexual harassment more of a "touchy" issue than in the patient care arena. Nurses, nurse aids, therapists, and other attendants are in constant contact with non-employees…the patients who are paying for services, visitors of these patients, vendors, and even doctors with admitting rights. Title VII protects caregivers from sexual harassment in the workplace perpetrated by any of these individuals.
Despite losing some steam in its push for the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), Big Labor continues intensive efforts to flex its muscles in the healthcare industry.