Topics :: sexual harassment
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By Elliot Spagat | Friday Jul 12, 2013
San Diego’s first Democratic mayor in 20 years was desperately trying to stay in office amid sexual harassment allegations made public by some of his closest supporters. He apologized, promised to change and begged voters to let him keep his job.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 21, 2012
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.
By Sam Hananel | Thursday Nov 15, 2012
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.
By Rod McGuirk | Monday Apr 23, 2012
Key independent lawmakers said on Monday they will stand by Australia’s embattled government after the parliamentary speaker temporarily stepped aside over allegations of sexual harassment, involving an openly gay staffer, and fraud.
By Shannon McCaffrey | Tuesday Nov 8, 2011
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain went on the offensive Tuesday against the only woman to publicly accuse him of inappropriate sexual behavior, the latest in a series of claims that have threatened his White House ambitions.
By David Crary | Monday Nov 7, 2011
It can be a malicious rumor whispered in the hallway, a lewd photo arriving by cell phone, hands groping where they shouldn’t. Added up, it’s an epidemic - student-on-student sexual harassment is pervasive in America’s middle schools and high schools.
By Beth Fouhy and Jack Gillum | Monday Nov 7, 2011
Speaking in a halting voice, a Chicago-area woman accused Republican presidential contender Herman Cain on Monday of making an unwanted sexual advance against her more than a decade ago.
By Mark Sherman | Wednesday Oct 20, 2010
The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas called Anita Hill to ask her to apologize for accusing the justice of sexually harassing her, 19 years after Thomas’ confirmation hearing spawned a national debate about harassment in the workplace.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Jul 15, 2010
A claim of on-the-job sexual harassment has netted two police officers $300,000. The purported harasser: an openly gay male colleague in the New York Police Department.
By Sam Hananel | Thursday Mar 4, 2010
From 1990 to 2009, the percentage of sexual harassment claims filed by men has doubled from 8 percent to 16 percent of all claims, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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