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SCOTUS Rules Federal Employment Discrimination Laws Do Not Extend to Catholic School Teachers

The United States Supreme Court handed down two decisions interpreting federal anti-discrimination laws this year. In Our Lady of Guadalupe School v Morrissey-Berru, the Supreme Court ruled that federal employment discrimination laws do not extend to… Read More
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The Invest in Child Safety and EARN IT Acts Aim to Fight Online Child Sexual Exploitation

The number of child pornography images online is growing exponentially. Addressing online child sexual exploitation has become a congressional priority. With several bills competing for representatives’ and senators’ votes, including the Invest i… Read More
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Me Too Movement Shared as Part of Political Campaign

The survivors of sexual assault often feel that their voices and their stories go unheard, prompting the recent Me Too Movement. This year one Virginia woman made her #MeToo experience the focal point of her political campaign, telling potential cons… Read More
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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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