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Category: Sexual Harassment

Help Prevent Sexual Violence in Haiti

Help Prevent Sexual Violence in Haiti

[ 0 ] April 18, 2015

What is Forrest up to Now?! Just outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Institute for Social Work trains undergraduate and graduate Haitian Social Workers to provide much needed social services & leadership in their home communities. With your help we can all work together to prevent sexual violence. This June, I will travel to Port-au-Prince to help develop a new […]

Like I said, just because she lied does not mean he didn’t do it.

[ 0 ] July 6, 2011

Before You Judge Strauss-Kahn’s Accuser, Stand in Her Shoes – NYTimes.com. REVELATIONS about the hotel housekeeper who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault suggest that she embellished claims of abuse to receive asylum, fudged her tax returns, had ties to people with criminal backgrounds, had unexplained deposits in her bank account and changed the account […]

Strauss-Kahn’s victim may be a bad witness, but that does not make her wrong.

[ 0 ] July 1, 2011

Kristina Korobov, of the National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women, explains why Strauss-Kahn’s victim’s behavior may be typical of survivors of sexual violence at – http://www.npr.org/2011/07/01/137557923/sex-crimes-prosecutor-discusses-strau…

Supreme Court Limits Wal-Mart Discrimination Case : NPR

[ 0 ] June 20, 2011

Supreme Court Limits Wal-Mart Discrimination Case : NPR.

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 – HP to investigate Mark Hurd’s departure, severance

[ 0 ] January 23, 2011

Associated Press NEW YORK — Hewlett-Packard Co. is looking to investigate the circumstances of former CEO Mark Hurd’s departure, including the large severance package he received. Hewlett-Packard said in a Jan. 14 filing in a federal court in San Jose, Calif., that the investigation is in response to a shareholder’s demand that the company look […]

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 […]

Paycheck Fairness Dies in the Senate | The Nation

Paycheck Fairness Dies in the Senate | The Nation

[ 0 ] January 18, 2011

Women fell two votes short on Wednesday to coming closer to getting paid the same as men for the same work. Senate Republicans decided that equal pay for women should not even be considered, as they blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act from moving to the floor. The bill, which will not be brought up again […]

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 […]

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 […]