Nexsen Pruet's Molly Cherry quoted in Post and Courier article
The Post and Courier
November 2, 2017
Like the tech, film and media spheres, the restaurant industry is experiencing the outing of pervasive sexual harassment by a major industry figure. On October 21, 2017, Times-Picayune restaurant critic Brett Anderson reported on the culture of harassment within chef John Besh's New Orleans restaurant group.
The Post and Courier reported on the situation and what "Charleston-area employers and employees who care to civilize their workplaces can instigate a shift by putting their expectations and experiences in writing."
One of the most important things a restaurant can do to foster fairness and safety is to "implement anti-harassment and anti-retaliation policies, with mechanisms to report complaints," says Molly Hughes Cherry, an attorney with Nexsen Pruet in Charleston.
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More about Molly Hughes Cherry:
Molly’s legal practice focuses on litigation, business disputes, employment and labor law, insurance coverage, lender liability and professional liability. She is admitted to practice in South Carolina, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. Throughout her career, she has been recognized for her expertise in employment and labor law by Best Lawyers in America® (Lawyer of the Year, 2016), Super Lawyers and Chambers USA and is a certified specialist in employment and labor law by the South Carolina Supreme Court. She is actively involved with the South Carolina Bar Association, the Charleston County Bar Association and the South Carolina Employment and Labor Law Advisory Board. Ms. Cherry received her B.A. from Wofford College and J.D. from the University of South Carolina and may be reached at 843.577.9440 or email@example.com.
Nexsen Pruet is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, with more than 190 attorneys and offices in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head, and Myrtle Beach, S.C. as well as Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh, N.C. Founded in 1945, Nexsen Pruet provides a broad range of legal services to the business community and represents companies and other entities in local, state, national, and international venues.