21 November 2012

Thanks, judge!

Ok, so this is just .. creepy and weird.

A federal judge recently made a strange ruling.

A group of women are suing an employer, Honeybaked Ham, for sexual harassment. According to them, their manager "groped women under his supervision and made sexual requests of them. The woman say the corporate office failed to take action to stop his behavior after it was reported."

As per the ruling, these women would have to hand over their social media and email passwords.

This was because their company argued they needed vital info on these sites to help their case. Basically, it was suggested that the women had discussed the case or instances relevant to the case at hand.

Won't this stop women from coming forward with harassment complaints?

Read the full story at arstechnica.