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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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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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Secrecy Clouds Catholic Cardinal’s Sex Abuse Acquittal

The victims of sex abuse often fight personal battles between the need for privacy and the desire to make their abusers’ actions known. But when secrecy is the rule of law, it can create questions about what really happened in court. The gag orders… Read More
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Could Productivity Apps Give Bosses Keys to Online Sexual Harassment?

How much personal information do you want your bosses to have about your home life? Thousands of New York residents are working from home as a result of the Coronavirus, but could their computers be opening them up to unwanted sexual advances? As mor… Read More
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Victoria’s Secret "Angels" Face Misogyny, Bullying, and Sexual Harassment

Working as a lingerie model naturally exposes a woman to certain amounts of sexual energy. However, no employee should be forced to submit to sexual harassment just because of the nature of their job. Find out how the Victoria’s Secret “Angels”… Read More
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New York Human Rights Law Protects Small Business Employees

Small businesses employ millions of American workers. Without the administrative oversight of larger companies, these businesses may not give their employees the same protections against discrimination and sexual harassment. The smallest of the small… Read More
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Federal #MeToo Complaints Push Government Agencies to Confront Sexual Harassment

A year after the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights began its investigation of federal #MeToo complaints, the agency has finally issued recommendations for federal employers and Congress. The report calls for the federal government to act as a “model… Read More
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