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ABA Ethics Committee Releases Discrimination and Harassment Guidelines in New Opinion

Lawyers, specifically employment lawyers, are the ones who help employees fight back against discrimination and harassment at work. But what about when they are the victims of the behavior, or the ones doing the harassing? The American Bar Associatio… Read More
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McDonald’s Sues Former CEO Over Accusations of Sexual Harassment

Fast-food retail giant McDonald’s reported a lawsuit against their former CEO, Steve Easterbrook, over accusations of sexual harassment, violations of company policy against relationships with subordinates, and using the company email to send porno… Read More
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Olympic Coach and Figure Skating Organizations Sued for Sexual Abuse and Cover Up

Figure skating abuse is not the phrase that conjures up the elegant images of prime athletes oft associated with the sport. Olympic figure skating has long been one of the most popular competitions in the Winter Games. But looking at the beautiful sk… Read More
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Jacksonville Reinstates Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination Ordinance after Courts Struck It Down

Cities all across America have passed anti-LGBTQ discrimination ordinances to protect their residents from hate. But these ordinances often face stiff opposition and even lawsuits from right-wing advocacy groups like Liberty Counsel. Find out what ha… Read More
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Jones Day’s Pay Discrimination Cases Could Become a Collective Action

The $2 million pay discrimination cases against the Jones Day law firm has been around for a while. Initially filed in April 2019, the case has progressed through rounds of discovery and survived a motion to dismiss by the employer. Now the women law… Read More
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Hollywood Seeks to Close Gender Gap but Sex Abusers Find New Work

Hollywood’s TV, movie, and streaming producers have been making space for diversity in lead roles and seeking to close the gender gap following years of sexual harassment complaints. But it seems there is still space for those with checkered histor… Read More
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Sexual Misconduct Allegations Shake Leadership at Gaming Giant Ubisoft

More than a dozen current and former Ubsioft employees have come forward, complaining that the game producer has downplayed and ignored their claims of sexual harassment against top management for years. The French-based family business, run by 5 bro… Read More
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Sex Abuse Lawsuits Send Boy Scouts to Bankruptcy Court

Thousands of former boy scouts nationwide have come forward to say they were sexually abused as children by their scout leaders, counselors, and others within the organization. There have been so many complaints and sex abuse lawsuits that they force… Read More
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"Sex-Plus" Discrimination During COVID-19 Layoffs

The government response to the novel Coronavirus COVID-19 shut down businesses across the country. While most states are now reopening, many employees are finding that the COVID-19 layoffs weren’t as temporary as they thought. Older women in partic… Read More
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Is Dating Violence on Campus Gender Discrimination?

Every year, high school and college students across the country become the victims of sexual abuse and misconduct through dating violence. When domestic violence happens between intimate partners it can cause real emotional abuse, physical harm, and… Read More
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