Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Emails May Sink Chicago’s Water Department

When someone experiences discrimination at work – whether on the basis of his race, gender, age, sexual orientation – the victim should go to the company’s leadership to address and remedy the discrimination. But what happens when the discrimination originates … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment on the Job

We are frequently contacted by individuals who describe inappropriate and often vulgar conduct that they have experienced at work.  They inquire as to whether we believe they have a valid claim for sexual harassment.  In many instances, we have to … Continue reading

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Study: Sexual harassment is a real problem in science

Updated by Susannah Locke on July 16, 2014, 2:40 p.m. ET Sexual harassment and assault are problems that no one should have to deal with in the workplace. And according to one new study, even science isn’t immune to such … Continue reading

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Whitman County assessor faces sexual harassment lawsuit

Kip Hill The Spokesman-Review Whitman County’s longtime assessor is in federal court in Spokane this week, fighting a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by an employee. Joe Reynolds, who has served as assessor in Whitman County since 1991, described his office … Continue reading

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St. Paul to settle police officer’s sexual harassment lawsuit for $60,000

By Emily Gurnon The city of St. Paul will pay a former police officer $60,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit she filed last year. Sgt. Aine M. Bebeau claimed that her juvenile unit supervisor, Cmdr. Eugene Polyak, made “inappropriate … Continue reading

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Dating app Tinder sued for sexual harassment

Jessica Guynn, USATODAY 9:55 p.m. EDT June 30, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — Popular mobile dating app Tinder is being sued for sexual harassment and discrimination by a former marketing executive. Whitney Wolfe, Tinder’s former marketing vice president, claims she was … Continue reading

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5 Tips If You Believe You are the Victim of Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is not limited to situations in which an employment benefit is offered in exchange for sexual behavior. Sexual harassment encompasses any sex-based conduct or comments that interfere with your work performance or create an intimidating or hostile workplace.[1] … Continue reading

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Ill. restaurant settles sexual harassment lawsuit

The Associated Press CHICAGO — A company that owns a KFC and Taco Bell restaurant in Mendota has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit. In a news release Thursday, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to consider workplace harassment rules

November 23, 2012|Terry Baynes | Reuters (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday will hear arguments in a case that could determine when a company is liable for harassment by its employees. The case turns on the definition of a … Continue reading

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Waffle House chairman admits consensual sex acts, charges blackmail

November 14, 2012|Colleen Jenkins | Reuters (Reuters) – The chairman of the Waffle House restaurant chain acknowledged he had consensual sexual encounters with a former housekeeper, but said she was now falsely accusing him of sexual harassment for her own … Continue reading

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