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Former Employee of Erie County, OH Files Suit for Sexual Misconduct and Wrongful Termination

A former solid waste district coordinator for Erie County has filed suit against several different parties after she claimed she was “passed over” for jobs because of her gender, was sexually harassed, and was even wrongfully terminated.…
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Gender Discrimination Present at Every Stage in Women’s Careers

HOUSTON, Texas. Gender discrimination can impact all aspects of women’s access to the workforce—from their compensation to their ability to advance in their careers and secure a promotion. Given the prevalence of gender discrimination and…
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Former Guest on the MTV Show “Catfish" Accuses Host of Sexual Misconduct

Nev Schulman became widely known after he created a documentary back in 2010 and shared it with the world. In his documentary, he revealed that he had gotten “duped” over Facebook by a woman who used another female’s photo as her own and…
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How Has the #MeToo Movement Impacted the Miss America Competition?

If you haven’t heard, what was once known as the Miss America Pageant is now being referred to as the Miss America Competition. The Miss America Organization has been around for decades serving as “the nation’s leading achievement…
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Supreme Court Determines that Workers Cannot Band Together to Challenge Workplace Violations

AKRON, Ohio. The Supreme Court recently issued a ruling that can seriously impact workers rights. According to NPR, the Supreme Court upheld the right of employers to enforce arbitration agreements, and also determined that workers cannot band…
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Female Lawmakers in Maryland Compare Their Work Environment to that of a Fraternity House

It was mid-February when a 38-page report came out written by lawmakers, lobbyists, and staff members working in Maryland’s General Assembly that detailed graphic incidents of sexual harassment. There was a section in the report titled, “Silenced…
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Arkansas Lawmakers are Beginning to Attend Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

  You might be happy to know that 99 current members of the Arkansas House attended or are planning to attend a voluntary sexual harassment prevention training course [Source: Arkansas Online]. The training comes after numerous sexual…
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Mississippi Housing Authority Employee Demoted After Turning Down Employer’s Sexual Advances

Sexual harassment lawsuits and complaints are being filed left and right in various states naming lawmakers, legislators, actors and actresses as the culprit in the alleged act. Now, an employee who works for the Mississippi Regional Housing…
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Georgia Courts are Being Recognized for Throwing More Sexual Harassment Cases Out Than Any Other State

Victims of sexual harassment have always been encouraged to come forward with their complaints so that the person who committed the alleged act can be recognized for their wrongdoing. For years, many were fearful to do so but the #metoo movement…
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World-Renowned Flutist Accused by Multiple Students for Engaging in Acts of Sexual Misconduct

A former flute professor at the University of Cincinnati has been engaging in acts of sexual misconduct and it appears he wasn’t exactly concerned with being caught. For over two decades, Bradley Garner has displayed some rather inappropriate…
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Louisiana Secretary of State Urged to Resign After Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Was Filed

Louisiana’s Governor is asking that the Secretary of State step down from his position and here’s why. Louisiana’s Secretary of State, Tom Schedler, has not only been accused of sexually harassing a woman he works with but is also a…
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Hollywood Star-Maker Who Managed Halle Berry Accused of Sexually Harassing Nine Women

  A Hollywood star-maker has recently announced that he plans to close his talent agency after nine women of color accused him of sexual harassment. Vincent Cirrincione, 70, who helped shape actresses such as Halle Berry and Taraji P.…