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Assembly Aides to Receive $580,000 in Lopez Sexual Harassment Case

Two former Assembly aides, Victoria Burhans and Chole Rivera, have been awarded a combined $580,000 as compensation for the sexual harassment that they suffered under the hands of former Brooklyn lawmaker, Vito Lopez. The two aides will split…
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Police Chief Faces $1 Million Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Chief Amos Damron of the Morningside Police Department faces a sexual harassment lawsuit from a female officer. The officer, Carissa Lewis, alleges in her lawsuit that she was treated in an unfair manner throughout her pregnancy and was also…
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Public Works Employee Sues Former Boss for Sexual Harassment

John James Jr., a long term employee of the Cumberland County Public Works Department, has claimed that his former boss sexually harassed him and has filed a lawsuit claiming unspecified amount of compensation. Harassment began in 2010 Donald…
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Sexual Harassment Lawsuit against Democrat Assemblyman Settled; Lopez Maintains Innocence―Lopez to Pay Up

Vito Lopez will pay $35,000 in addition to the $545,000 paid by the state in the sexual harassment suit filed by his two aides. The sexual harassment attorney representing Lopez, a former Democratic Assemblyman, said in an email to the Associated…
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Teacher Arrested for Sexually Abusing Student

Mark Cohan, a Spanish teacher at Simsbury High School, has been arrested and charged for sexually harassing a student, who has filed a lawsuit claiming $15,000 in monetary damages. The lawsuit also names the board of education as a defendant. Inappropriate…
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Six Employees File Sexual Harassment Lawsuit against Former Casselberry Police Chief

Former Police Chief, William McNeil, who was the top cop of the city of Casselberry, faces a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by six employees in the department. He was accused last October of sending sexually explicit messages that included…
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Sexual Harassment of Teens in Prison is now a Class Action Lawsuit in Michigan

Teens Harassed in Prison Sexual harassment attorneys say that as per the US Bureau of Justice Statistics, about 2 percent of teenagers, both male and female, were subjected to sexual harassment in jails and prisons by other inmates in 2011,…
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Ford Assembly Plant in Chicago Faces Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

National surveys show that one in four women and one in ten men are sexually harassed at work. The spotlight is now on Ford Assembly plant in Chicago, where four women have filed a sexual harassment lawsuit on behalf of the women working there. Violated…