Cozen O’Connor: McBride: Investigate harassment accusations against Stuart Grant

McBride: Investigate harassment accusations against Stuart Grant

Monday, April 9, 2018

Jenny Goltz, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, was quoted in Delaware Online discussing sexual harassment claims in the workplace. Jenny said she's never handled a case in which a trustee was accused of harassing someone not affiliated with the university. "Typically, I wouldn't see that as being under the university's purview to investigate," she said. But in situations of workplace harassment, Goltz advises her clients to investigate all claims — no matter if the complainant is an alleged victim or witness — and to place the accused on paid administrative leave until the investigation is wrapped up. "If you're put on notice that there could be sexual harassment," she said, "you have to investigate that."

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