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Pregnant Workers Still Face Stigma and Harassment

When a former digital media sales executive returned from maternity leave last year, her welcome back was a rude awakening. Her accounts had all been handed to a new recruit — a recently hired man at a much higher salary than she received despite working at the company for...

NJ Fire Chief Sexually Harassed Teen Volunteer

NJ Fire Chief Sexually Harassed Teen Volunteer

A complaint just filed in Warren County NJ says a teen volunteer was sexually harassed by Raymond “Sonny” Read, Chief of the Franklin Township Fire Department. Chief Read is 40. The teen volunteer, Priya Gupta was 17 at the time of the alleged misconduct.
According to court...

Semen in a Water Bottle? (Sexual Harassment Post)

Semen in a Water Bottle? (Sexual Harassment Post)

Some men have fragile egos. They can’t handle rejection very well. Most men understand the simple concept that “no means no,” especially at work. Highlight a woman, ask a co-worker out and she says no… that should be the end of it. But this story would be pretty boring if...

Are Unwanted “D–k Pics” Illegal? (Sexting Post)

Are Unwanted “D–k Pics” Illegal? (Sexting Post)

This post has its genus from an article about Finland’s Justice Ministry. What does Finland have to do with dick pics in the United States? Keep reading. No matter where you are in this world, some guys can’t resist the urge to send unsolicited (and unwanted) pictures of their private...

Workplace Sexual Assault vs Sexual Harassment

Workplace Sexual Assault vs Sexual Harassment

Workers can sue for both sexual assault and sexual harassment that occurs in the workplace. That’s true in all fifty states. But the state in which you work may be critical in determining how long you have to sue and how much you can collect in damages. This post looks at Texas but these same...

SpaceX Intern Sues Claiming Sexual Harassment Report Retaliation

SpaceX Intern Sues Claiming Sexual Harassment Report Retaliation

During the summers of 2015, 2016, and 2017, Julia Crowley Farenga worked as an intern at SpaceX, Elon Musk’s rocket company. During this time, she was also a student at Purdue University. According to a lawsuit filed on August 21 in Los Angeles Superior Court, she worked under the same...

Dartmouth College Reaches $14 Million Sexual Harassment Settlement

Dartmouth College Reaches $14 Million Sexual Harassment Settlement

This month, Dartmouth College announced it had reached a settlement with nine women who had sued the college the previous fall for sexual misconduct by three former sciences professors. President Phil Hanlon announced the $14 million settlement in an email statement. The plaintiffs, who had...


Nearly 25 Percent of VA Employees Subjected to Sexual Harassment

Nearly 25 Percent of VA Employees Subjected to Sexual Harassment

Just under one-quarter of VA employees have experienced sexual harassment while on the job between 2014 and 2016. One-third of all VA employees saw evidence of sexual harassment. On average, 14 percent of federal employees in other agencies reported sexual harassment during that time period....