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Alaska attorneys can initiate lawsuits that protect sexual harassment victims?

Even the State of Alaska can be sued for workplace harassment by employees, despite having strong policies that forbid this type of negative behavior: “The Executive Branch of the State of Alaska, as an employer, will not tolerate, condone…
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Do experienced attorneys have legal options to assist Alabama sexual harassment victims?

Background. Attorney and Legal Scholar Catharine MacKinnon pushed forward the legal claim for sexual harassment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, as workplace discrimination giving women an avenue to sue for damages under the law. It…
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New No-Rehire Agreement Provisions In California

California Assemblyman, Mark Stone, passed the new assembly bill 2143, signed into law by Governor Newsom. The new bill expands the provisions for the usage of the no-rehire agreements. However, the newly passed law allows the employer to add…
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Minnesota Based TU Dance Co-Founder Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Uri Sands, acclaimed choreographer and dancer, has stepped down from his position as co-artistic director at TU Dance. The popular Twin Cities, which is rife with violent crime in 2020, company was co-founded by him and his wife, Toni Pierce-Sands,…
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District Attorney of Fulton County, Georgia Accused of Sexual Harassment

Beleaguered and much maligned Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard was accused a second time of sexual harassment on May 13th by another female employee. The DA’s former human resources director, Tisa Grimes, claimed that she was threatened…
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Christian Organization Sued For Sexual Harassment In Colorado

A well-known Christian organization in Colorado was sued on June 29th over allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct. The allegations were made by a former volunteer against Young Life who claims to be a victim as well as a witness to…
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Arizona DPS trooper And State Sued Over Sexual Harassment

A Phoenix-area woman is suing the State of Arizona and a trooper working for the Department of Public Safety over alleged sexual harassment. Tremaine Jackson had worked for AZDPS for 13 years. The lawsuit was filed on May 26th. Jackson Facing…
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Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against Property Management Company

A lawsuit was filed against Trinity Multifamily Property Management in Fort Smith, Arkansas, on June 23rd after multiple complaints of sexual assault and sexual harassment were ignored. A maintenance worker at Southbrooke Apartments was not…
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Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed by State of California

Disney and CBS were sued by the California Department of Housing and Fair Employment on June 11th, 2020 over alleged sexual harassment on the sets of “Criminal Minds”. The lawsuit calls sexual harassment to be rampant on the sets and that…
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Alaska State Employee Sues Over Sexual Harassment

A state employee, Toni Prins, sued the state of Alaska for $19 million on January 9th. She filed the lawsuit in Anchorage’s federal court asserting that a co-worker sexually harassed her and physically injured her. She has also asserted that…
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Sexual Harassment in Alabama Schools

Montgomery County school official and police are investigating over a dozen sexual harassment and assault claims made by current students and alumni on social media last week. Several Instagram pages went viral on June 26th calling out male…
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What qualifies as gender discrimination?

Gender discrimination, or sex discrimination, “involves treating someone [such as] an applicant or employee unfavorably because of that person's sex” [Source: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)]. Although it is illegal for…