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Women in Leadership Face Sexual Harassment

New Study Shows Women in Leadership Positions Face More Sexual Harassment A new study on workplaces in the U.S., Sweden, and Japan reveals that women who are in supervisory roles may face more sexual harassment in the workplace than women who are not in supervisory roles. Among the hierarchy of leadership positions, women in lower Read More

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Women’s Health Harmed By Workplace Sexism

Workplace Sexism Can Be Harmful to Women’s Health Research indicates that women working in sex-segregated or male-dominated fields, such as STEM fields, are more likely to experience high levels of both interpersonal and organizational sexism. Women who experience sexism are more likely to report higher levels of stress, more missed days of work, higher rates Read More

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Investor calls for outside sexual harassment review

An activist investor, Arjuna Capital, has called for Comcast to conduct an independent investigation into what it says are Comcast’s “failures to prevent workplace sexual harassment.” Arjuna Capital has a track record of drawing attention to gender discrimination issues at large companies. The investor filed a proposed shareholder resolution seeking the independent review, citing the Read More

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Eight Former Legislative Staffers for New York Lawmakers Detail Harrowing Stories of Sexual Harassment

The state legislature for New York is just another of many states whose lawmakers are facing allegations from victims of sexual harassment in the workplace. Eight former staffers (seven women and one men) testified as to their experiences recently, offering harrowing details of the abuse to lawmakers during a hearing at the state capitol. They Read More

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Tech Industry Still Rampant with Sexual Harassment

Even with the progress of the #MeToo movement over the last year, the tech industry still remains rampant with sexual harassment claims. As of a survey done in November 2018, one-third of women in the tech industry say they have received or witnessed unwelcome physical contact in the last year. Over the last five years, Read More

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City of Philadelphia Settles Sexual Harassment Claim with Current Employee

An employee of the city of Philadelphia alleged in a lawsuit that she was sexually harassed in 2016 by a male employee whom the city knew seven years earlier had harassed others. Now, the city is settling her lawsuit. The lawsuit does not contain an admission of liability by the city – in fact, the Read More

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San Francisco Whole Foods Employee Claims Retaliation for Reporting Sexual Harassment

A Whole Foods employee in San Francisco alleges that within days of reporting sexual harassment, she was terminated from employment. In the lawsuit, the employee, a female, alleges her male supervisor began making inappropriate sexual comments shortly after her employment began. She also alleges in the lawsuit that on one occasion the supervisor sent her Read More

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Southern University Claims Zero Tolerance Policy on Sexual Harassment, But Still Allows Alleged Harasser to Remain Chancellor-Dean

A news station in Louisiana has obtained access to an internal document at Southern University, which states that the school has a zero tolerance policy regarding sexual harassment. The memo, authored by Southern University System President Ray Belton, acknowledges that women protested on campus recently following news that Chancellor-Dean Bobby Phills would be allowed to Read More

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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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