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Nevada Governor Orders Task Force on Sexual Harassment

Nevada’s new governor has signed an executive order for a task force on sexual harassment.The task force will review federal and state sexual harassment laws, regulations, and policies, as well as prevention plans and the training in place now. The task force will offer recommendations to the Governor to improve prevention plans and training procedures, Read More

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More Companies Ending Forced Arbitration in Wake of Google Walkout

Facebook, Airbnb and eBay have followed the lead of Google in ending forced arbitration for their employees who allege complaints of sexual harassment or misconduct in the workplace. Airbnb’s policy change appears to encompass not just sexual harassment claims, but broader workplace discrimination and harassment claims as well.  Facebook and eBay’s decision to end forced Read More

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Mattress Factory Art Museum Settles Sexual Harassment Claim with Employees

The Mattress Factory art museum has settled claims of sexual harassment with current and former employees. The Mattress Factory acknowledged that its response to reports of sexual harassment by the employees was “inadequate.” The employees alleged that after complaining to management about sexual harassment, they were faced with intimidation and threats of losing their jobs. Read More

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#GirlsToo – An Expansion of the #MeToo movement

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, a local non-profit has started a campaign called #GirlsToo. The campaign’s mission is to bring awareness of the #MeToo movement to young girls, noting that “respect starts young.” Research shows that one in three girls in New Mexico is sexually assaulted before age eighteen. Girls Inc., the founder of the Read More

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When Companies Take Sexual Harassment Seriously, So Do Employees

In the era of #MeToo, sexual harassment in the workplace is at the forefront of employment matters. A new study published in the Harvard Business Journal found that when companies take allegations of sexual harassment seriously, so do the employees. The study involved 618 online participants who read a brief statement of a fictional company Read More

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Women Unite across U.S. to Combat Sexual Harassment

Women across the United States are uniting to combat sexual harassment and expose hostile workplaces. While the entertainment industry was one of the first industries to speak out, sparking the #MeToo movement, women in other industries are speaking out as well. Alianza Nacional de Campesinas (National Farmworkers Women’s Alliance) penned a letter called “Dear Sisters” Read More

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Teenage Employee Files Sexual Harassment Claim

A teenage employee has sued her employer alleging sexual harassment, alleging that the managers allowed the sexual harassment by customers to occur because it was “good for business.” The employee worked at Jamba Juice in Palm Desert, California. She alleges her managers were aware of the harassment and even encouraged it by scheduling her for Read More

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Las Vegas Casinos Divided on Sexual Harassment Reform

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, the Nevada Gaming Control Board is considering policy changes. The #MeToo movement revealed misconduct accusations against Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn. The proposed policy changes would require casinos to keep written sexual harassment prevention policies with reporting and investigation components and to report the number of harassment Read More

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EEOC Files Sexual Harassment Claim against Sports Bar Chain

The EEOC has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court alleging that managers at an Albuquerque sports bar have sexually harassed female employees. The sports bar, Ojas Locos Sports Cantina, is a Texas-based chain. The EEOC’s allegations cite sexual harassment by both managers and co-workers and alleges that since 2014 the women had received Read More

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Power and Sexual Harassment

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, understanding why sexual harassment occurs so frequently in the workplace has become a topic of interest among many. Ultimately, most sexual harassment comes down to power. Men tend to have the highest-paying jobs in the workplace, even in jobs that predominantly employ women. The power imbalance between men Read More

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