Topics :: sexual harassment

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British Government Aims to Ban Sexist Dress Codes

British Government Aims to Ban Sexist Dress Codes

Feb 4
Evidence showed some women were told to wear make-up, high heels and skirts above their knees at the workplace. Others were told to dye their hair blonde.

Donald Trump Walks Back Sexual Harassment Comments

Donald Trump Walks Back Sexual Harassment Comments

Aug 3
On Sunday Donald Trump seemed to question the women who reportedly accused former Fox News chief Roger Ailes of sexual harassment, but he apparently adjusted his position on sexual harassment after his son, Eric, made comments on "CBS This Morning."

University of California System to Review Harassment Policy

By Corey Williams | Oct 17
The president of the University of California system is convening a committee to look at how sexual harassment and misconduct complaints against professors are handled.

On Eve of Election, DeMaio Accused of Sexual Harassment Again

By EDGE | Nov 4
On the eve of the election, reports of alleged tea-room antics continue to swirl around Carl DeMaio, the openly gay GOP candidate for San Diego's 52nd Congressional District.

Sexual Harassment at Comic-Con in the Spotlight

By Sandy Cohen | Jul 28
Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

Male Employee Sues Ill. GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Over Sexual Harassment

Feb 11
A defiant Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford has vowed to remain in the competitive Republican race for governor despite allegations that he sexually assaulted a male employee.

San Diego Mayor Comes Under Swift, Heavy Scrutiny

By Elliot Spagat | Jul 12
San Diego’s first Democratic mayor in 20 years was desperately trying to stay in office amid sexual harassment allegations made public by some of his closest supporters. He apologized, promised to change and begged voters to let him keep his job.

Lesbian Alleges Work Harassmen for Changing Name to Honor Doris Day

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 21
A lesbian bartender from East London who changed her name to honor a film icon, is suing the bar where she worked after the owner and his girlfriend allegedly subjected her to months of anti-gay harassment and physical abuse.

World-Famous NYC Steak House Pays $600K to Workers for Male-on-Male Harassment

By Sam Hananel | Nov 15
A tony New York steakhouse that was the site of a legendary mafia murder in the 1980s is paying $600,000 to settle claims that a male manager sexually harassed nearly two dozen of the restaurant’s male waiters.

Key Lawmakers Stand By Aussie Gov’t Over Scandal

By Rod McGuirk | Apr 23
Key independent lawmakers said on Monday they will stand by Australia’s embattled government after the parliamentary speaker temporarily stepped aside over allegations of sexual harassment, involving an openly gay staffer, and fraud.

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