Workplace discrimination

December 30, 2017 - 12:16 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — At least 81 reporters were killed doing their jobs this year, while violence and harassment against media staff has skyrocketed, the world's biggest journalists' organization says. In its annual "Kill Report," seen by The Associated Press, the International Federation of Journalists...
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December 30, 2017 - 12:02 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The world's biggest journalists' organization says that at least 81 reporters have been killed on the job this year and that violence and harassment against media staff have skyrocketed. In its annual "Kill Report," seen by The Associated Press, the International Federation of...
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December 27, 2017 - 3:43 pm
A transgender woman said in a lawsuit Wednesday that she was called "it" and "thing" by co-workers and then wrongfully fired from a North Carolina Sam's Club store after repeatedly complaining about harassment. The federal lawsuit by Charlene Bost seeks unspecified monetary damages and asks the...
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December 27, 2017 - 1:45 pm
A transgender woman said in a lawsuit Wednesday that she was called "it" and "thing" by co-workers and then wrongfully fired from a North Carolina Sam's Club store after repeatedly complaining about harassment. The federal lawsuit by Charlene Bost seeks unspecified monetary damages and asks the...
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December 27, 2017 - 1:34 pm
A transgender woman who worked at Sam's Club in North Carolina has filed a lawsuit against the big box retailer alleging that former co-workers and managers harassed her over her gender identity. The federal lawsuit filed Wednesday seeks unspecified monetary damages and back pay as well as a court...
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December 23, 2017 - 9:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two co-founders of Vice Media are apologizing for a "boy's club" culture that fostered inappropriate behavior after an investigative report uncovered rampant sexual harassment at the New York-based company. The New York Times on Saturday reported that it found four settlements...
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December 23, 2017 - 6:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two co-founders of Vice Media are apologizing for a "boy's club" culture that fostered inappropriate behavior after an investigative report uncovered rampant sexual harassment at the New York-based company. The New York Times on Saturday reported that it found four settlements...
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December 21, 2017 - 11:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate quietly released a bare-bones report late Thursday on what a statement called "harassment settlement" data, showing that nearly $1.5 million in taxpayers' money has been spent over the past two decades to cover claims against lawmakers and other Senate offices. The two-...
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FILE- In this Oct. 19, 2011 file photo, world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit, right, performs with the Philadelphia Orchestra during a rehearsal in Philadelphia. Four women have accused Dutoit of sexual misconduct that allegedly occurred on the sidelines of rehearsals or performances with some of America's great orchestras. The 81-year-old is the artistic director and principal conductor at London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
December 21, 2017 - 7:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against conductor Charles Dutoit (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony is the latest organization to sever ties with conductor Charles Dutoit in response to sexual misconduct allegations reported by The Associated...
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December 19, 2017 - 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly-released statistics show taxpayers paid more than $342,000 to settle workplace discrimination disputes at House lawmakers' offices between 2008 and 2012, including nearly $175,000 for eight settlements related to sexual harassment and sex discrimination accusations. The new...
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