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Female Workers Sue McCormick & Schmick's Over Lewd Behavior

Female Workers Sue McCormick & Schmick's Over Lewd Behavior

Dec 14
Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick's seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and co-workers, five women said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.

Can Better Policies Prevent Workplace Sexual Harassment?

Can Better Policies Prevent Workplace Sexual Harassment?

By Barbara Ortutay | Dec 12
Can better policies prevent workplace sexual harassment? Experts say it's not just about what's on the books but how the rules are enforced.

Accusers Take on Toxic Culture in TV Newsrooms

Accusers Take on Toxic Culture in TV Newsrooms

By Michael R. Sisal and Yvonne Lee | Dec 8
Women who say they were sexually harassed or mistreated by powerful men in television news have banded together to form a support network aimed at changing a newsroom culture they say has given men a free pass to misbehave.

Facebook's Sandberg Warns of Backlash Against Women

Facebook's Sandberg Warns of Backlash Against Women

Dec 5
Sheryl Sandberg warned of a potential backlash against women and urged companies to put into place clear policies on how allegations of sexual harassment are handled.

Radio Host Accepts Franken Apology

Radio Host Accepts Franken Apology

Nov 17
The Los Angeles radio anchor who accuses Democratic Senator Al Franken of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour says she accepts his apology but he could have apologized earlier.

Michael Moore: We Need to 'Create a World Without Harveys'

Michael Moore: We Need to 'Create a World Without Harveys'

Oct 24
At the premiere of his latest project "Flint," filmmaker Michael Moore says there's a "gender apartheid" in the United States that has to change.

University of California System to Review Harassment Policy

By Corey Williams | Oct 17
The president of the University of California system is convening a committee to look at how sexual harassment and misconduct complaints against professors are handled.

On Eve of Election, DeMaio Accused of Sexual Harassment Again

By EDGE | Nov 4
On the eve of the election, reports of alleged tea-room antics continue to swirl around Carl DeMaio, the openly gay GOP candidate for San Diego's 52nd Congressional District.

Sexual Harassment at Comic-Con in the Spotlight

By Sandy Cohen | Jul 28
Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

Male Employee Sues Ill. GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Over Sexual Harassment

Feb 11
A defiant Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford has vowed to remain in the competitive Republican race for governor despite allegations that he sexually assaulted a male employee.

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