Synopsis By: Lure - Proceeding Author: Tim Bornstein

The author addresses the standards that arbitrators should apply when addressing charges of sexual harassment, and the rights of the accused as well as the employer and alleged victim. Helen Neuborne, Exec. Dir. of NOW, notes the importance of arbitrators understanding workplace dynamics and the problems posed for women by sexual harassment, and urges that arbitrators be careful not to deprive harassment victims of their rights. The article concludes with relevant excerpts from the EEOC Policy Guidance on Sexual Harassment.