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Category: Liability

Ethical Corporation's Management Blog: McLibel: responsibility, the hard way

Ethical Corporation’s Management Blog: McLibel: responsibility, the hard way

[ 0 ] February 16, 2011

McLibel: responsibility, the hard way Every company would like you to believe that responsible business is part of their “corporate DNA”. It’s not. Companies are no more “hardwired” to be responsible (or irresponsible) than us mere mortals. Responsible corporate behaviour evolves from governing principles underpinned by nitty-gritty policies and everyday processes. It’s not a feel-nice […]

Supreme Court unanimous in support of woman who filed sexual discrimination suit

Supreme Court unanimous in support of woman who filed sexual discrimination suit

[ 0 ] January 24, 2011

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a company firing the fiance of a woman who filed a sexual discrimination suit was fired in retaliation for that suit — and ruled that the firing violated the law. Listen at: Court Upholds Law Barring Retaliation In Firing : NPR.

Wall Street Journal – More sex assaults reported at military academies

[ 0 ] January 23, 2011

Associated Press DENVER — Sexual assault reports at the three U.S. military academies rose 64 percent in the 2009-10 academic year, but many more victims probably didn’t come forward, the Defense Department said Wednesday. A total of 41 sexual assaults involving students were reported to authorities at West Point, the Naval Academy and the Air […]

TOO BIG TO BE SUED?

TOO BIG TO BE SUED?

[ 0 ] January 18, 2011

It has been almost a decade since Betty Dukes, a cashier in a Pittsburg, California, Wal-Mart, brought a landmark sex-discrimination lawsuit against her employer. Dukes v. Wal-Mart, the largest civil rights class action in history, alleges that the retail giant discriminated against its female employees in pay, promotions and training. On December 6 the Supreme […]

Women's Earnings as Percentage of Men's Wages, State by State

Women’s Earnings as Percentage of Men’s Wages, State by State

[ 0 ] January 18, 2011

Databank: A Woman’s Pay; Women’s Earnings as Percentage of Men’s Wages, Salaries – AARP Bulletin.

EEOC sides with female Houston firefighter | AP Texas News | Chron.com – Houston Chronicle

[ 0 ] January 18, 2011

EEOC sides with female Houston firefighter HOUSTON — A female Houston firefighter was subjected to a hostile work environment based on gender and also suffered retaliation, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has found. The EEOC report, released Monday, says Jane Draycott found racial and sexual slurs scrawled on her locker after she complained about workplace […]

Brett Favre Sued For Sexual Harassment

Brett Favre Sued For Sexual Harassment

[ 0 ] January 10, 2011

Brett Favre Sued For Sexual Harassment. The spotlight is yet again on the Vikings starting-quarterback, Brett Favre, this time for the wrong reasons. Two former employees of the NY Jets have come out alleging that Favre sexually assaulted them in 2008 when he played for the Jets. The two ladies, both masseuses, claim that they […]

Your Career: Getting lewd in the workplace - Money - TODAYshow.com

Your Career: Getting lewd in the workplace – Money – TODAYshow.com

[ 0 ] January 10, 2011

Your Career: Getting lewd in the workplace – Money – TODAYshow.com. Rosenfeld said sexual harassment could be a form of workplace discrimination. For example if workers are getting together in the lunchroom and telling raunchy jokes they could be creating a hostile work environment for women or men who don’t want to be a part […]

Former Jersey City Parking Authority clerk receives $300,000 settlement in sexual harassment lawsuit against JCPA employees | NJ.com

Former Jersey City Parking Authority clerk receives $300,000 settlement in sexual harassment lawsuit against JCPA employees | NJ.com

[ 0 ] January 10, 2011

Former Jersey City Parking Authority clerk receives $300,000 settlement in sexual harassment lawsuit against JCPA employees | NJ.com. The Jersey City Parking Authority settled a sexual harassment lawsuit against at least three of its staff members, according to today’s Jersey Journal. Nancy Lopez, a former Jersey City Parking Authority clerk, has received $300,000 in a […]