Thursday, June 7, 2007

Hustling into court


Law.com has issued its annual list of the top 10 examples of workplace wackiness. My personal favorite is number 10, which answers the age old question of whether you can be subjected to a hostile work environment if you choose to work for Larry Flynt:

The California Superior Court in Los Angeles has certified an arbitrator's decision that Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt must pay $1.1 million to a former secretary who alleged that having to comply with Flynt's trysts with prostitutes in his private office created a hostile work environment. Elizabeth Rene Raymond alleged that she had to participate in an "early warning system" when Flynt's wife was approaching the executive offices during one of these trysts.

For the full list, go here.

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