Topics :: workplace harassment

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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?

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.

Tech Sector Hostile to LGBT Workers, Says Study

By Sari Staver | May 6
People who identify as LGBT are more likely than other underrepresented groups to leave jobs in technology because they experienced bullying and hostility.

Are High Heel Dress Codes Sexist? U.K. Lawmakers Hold Debate

By Jill Lawless | Mar 6
British lawmakers focused on footwear Monday, asking whether employers should be able to make women wear high heels as part of a corporate dress code.

Out & Equal Shows Gains of Being Out at the Workplace

By Elaine Beale | Feb 18
Being out at the workplace comes with a unique set of challenges and opportunities, some inspiring and others heartbreaking. Author Selisse Berry catalogues some industry leaders’ stories in her book.

Lesbian Alleges Work Harassmen for Changing Name to Honor Doris Day

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 21
A lesbian bartender from East London who changed her name to honor a film icon, is suing the bar where she worked after the owner and his girlfriend allegedly subjected her to months of anti-gay harassment and physical abuse.

World-Famous NYC Steak House Pays $600K to Workers for Male-on-Male Harassment

By Sam Hananel | Nov 15
A tony New York steakhouse that was the site of a legendary mafia murder in the 1980s is paying $600,000 to settle claims that a male manager sexually harassed nearly two dozen of the restaurant’s male waiters.

Columbia PhD Student: ’I Was Fired For Rejecting Boss’ Grindr Advances’

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 20
A PhD student said he was unfairly fired from his job at Columbia University after his boss sexually harassed him on the popular gay hookup app Grindr.

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates and No Dumb Questions Launches "Get Your Story Out" Website

Feb 19
Coming out, and being out, as LGBT in the workplace can be daunting, and that everyone has a different experience. Out & Equal Workplace Advocates and announced that Get Your Story Out, a new website devoted to coming out.

Outed Dominatrix Resigns From Her N.Y. Assistant Attorney General Job

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19
A former New York Assistant AG by day and dominatrix by night says that she never accepted one thin dime for taking the qualities that make her a good lawyer in other directions in her personal time.

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