Sexual & Other Harassment. Legal news and articles for April 20 - 29, 2017

Female VA Employees Find Little Recourse In Harassment ComplaintsEEOC outlines 4 new approaches to fight workplace harassment“I didn't understand the gravity of what was happening”A women's guide to avoiding sexual harassment at work? Venker, you've got to be jokingTBI Blogs: How to Know If You're Facing Sexual Harassment at the Workplace, and What to Do If You Are5 things to know about sexual harassment at workGretchen Carlson To Publish 'Be Fierce', Book About Workplace Sexual HarassmentPeggy Noonan on O'Reilly Ouster: 'Serious Setback for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace'Workplace sexual harassment reaching “tipping point”Senator Daniel Lang subject of workplace harassment allegations ...Uber now won't complete its workplace harassment probe until MayAnita Hill, Ellen Pao visit San Francisco, speak out on workplace harassmentBill in Ore. House Fights Workplace Harassment, AssaultUber is extending its internal investigation into sexual harassment ...Workplace sexual harassment at a "tipping point of public attention"

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Anita Hill On Workplace Harassment
NPRApril 8, 2017

Fox News' Bill O'Reilly has lost support from advertisers after reports about sexual harassment. NPR's Scott Simon talks to professor Anita Hill about women being harassed in the workplace. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ...more »

Bill in Oregon House targets workplace harassment, assault
KTVZApril 20, 2017

SALEM, Ore. - A bill in the state House is looking to tackle a major issue in Oregon: sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. Currently in the House Judiciary Committee, House Bill 3279 would protect employees in the janitorial industry, where ...more »

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Female VA Employees Find Little Recourse In Harassment Complaints
CBS San Francisco Bay AreaApril 29, 2017

It is hard to believe these kind of scenarios could be playing out so blatantly in the workplace today. But employees KPIX 5 talked to say it is part of an entrenched culture at the VA, perpetuated by a leadership that intimidates and punishes anyone ...more »

EEOC outlines 4 new approaches to fight workplace harassment
Hr MorningApril 26, 2017

Workplace harassment is virtually an epidemic these days — the EEOC says a third of the nearly 100,000 charges it receives annually now include a harassment allegation. But the agency's taking steps to help both workers and managers handle the problem ...more »

“I didn't understand the gravity of what was happening”
The Sydney Morning HeraldApril 26, 2017

Almost half (48 per cent) of those surveyed by United Voice said their employers did not take harassment in the workplace seriously, while another 15 per cent were “unsure”. Employees' lack of confidence in their bosses appears to be well-founded.more »

A women's guide to avoiding sexual harassment at work? Venker, you've got to be joking
Chicago TribuneApril 25, 2017

I have to believe this is news to Megyn Kelly, who accused Fox News CEO Roger Ailes of sexual harassment.) Venker works hard to imply that liberal women invite harassment in the workplace by flirting, dressing inappropriately and failing to "nip ...more »

TBI Blogs: How to Know If You're Facing Sexual Harassment at the Workplace, and What to Do If You Are
The Better India (blog)April 25, 2017

Even though the Anti-Sexual Harassment Act has been active for four years, harassment of women at their workplaces has not reduced. Here's how we can turn things around. A survey by the Indian National Bar Association (INBA), conducted earlier this ...more »

5 things to know about sexual harassment at work
CBS NewsApril 25, 2017

What is sexual harassment? Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, sexual harassment is unwelcome behavior that is so “severe or pervasive” that it affects the victim's employment. Harassment can be peer to peer, supervisor to subordinate or ...more »

Gretchen Carlson To Publish 'Be Fierce', Book About Workplace Sexual Harassment
DeadlineApril 24, 2017

Former Fox News Channel host Gretchen Carlson is penning Be Fierce: Stop Harassment And Take Your Power Back, a book about sexual harassment in the workplace and empowering women to reclaim their power against injustice and abuse. The book ...more »

Peggy Noonan on O'Reilly Ouster: 'Serious Setback for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace'
MediaiteApril 23, 2017

Peggynoonannyc on O'Reilly out at Fox: "It was a serious setback for sexual harassment in the workplace." #MTP pic.twitter.com/LMMIVbLY66. — Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) April 23, 2017. Peggy Noonan, a columnist for the Murdoch-owned Wall ...more »

Workplace sexual harassment reaching “tipping point”
WDEF News 12April 22, 2017

NEW YORK — Intense public outcry over the latest sexual harassment allegations against Bill O'Reilly ultimately brought down one of the most powerful people in cable news. But the reaction 26 years ago was much different, when Anita Hill accused ...more »

Senator Daniel Lang subject of workplace harassment allegations ...
CBC.caApril 21, 2017

Conservative Yukon Senator Daniel Lang and his policy adviser are facing allegations of workplace harassment, multiple senior Senate sources told CBC ...more »

Uber now won't complete its workplace harassment probe until May
Business InsiderApril 21, 2017

Uber has delayed releasing the findings for its internal investigation into sexual harassment until the end of May, according to an internal memo sent by board member Arianna Huffington. In February, Susan Fowler, a female former engineer at Uber, said ...more »

Anita Hill, Ellen Pao visit San Francisco, speak out on workplace harassment
KGO-TVApril 21, 2017

Two women who changed the public conversation on workplace bias and harassment spoke out in San Francisco Thursday night. (KGO-TV). KGO. by Leslie Brinkley. Thursday, April 20, 2017 11:59PM. SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) --. Two women who changed ...more »

Bill in Ore. House Fights Workplace Harassment, Assault
Public News ServiceApril 21, 2017

The bill would establish a registry of janitorial contractors to ensure they are compliant with Bureau of Labor and Industry laws when it comes to workplace harassment. It also would strengthen workplace standards for sexual harassment training - a ...more »

Uber is extending its internal investigation into sexual harassment ...
RecodeApril 21, 2017

Uber has extended its internal investigation into sexual harassment claims at the company, according to sources. The investigation, led by former U.S. Attorney ...more »

Workplace sexual harassment at a "tipping point of public attention"
CBS NewsApril 20, 2017

NEW YORK -- Intense public outcry over the latest sexual harassment allegations against Bill O'Reilly ultimately brought down one of the most powerful people in cable news. But the reaction 26 years ago was much different, when Anita Hill accused ...more »

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