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Ex-Alsip treasurer sues mayor; says she was fired for rejecting his sexual advances
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 8:02 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Alsip Mayor Patrick Kitching fired village Treasurer Elizabeth Gonzalez last year because she had rejected his sexual advances over several years, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday in Chicago. Kitching’s improper conduct included often leaving on Gonzalez’s desk personal cards that contained “suggestive messages,” the lawsuit claims. “I’ll never tire of playing with fire ... as long ... [News Source]

Judge Ruled Powerful VC Firm Can Keep Harassment Complaints Private
Wednesday October 22nd 2014, 8:53 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

In 2012, Ellen Pao, a partner at the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, sued the venerated venture capital firm for sexual harassment and discrimination . It was a more cloistered time and the allegations were shocking, creating a fissure in Silicon Valley's self-image and spurring a wider discussion about sexism in the tech industry. Read more... [News Source]

Two Killeen ISD employees sue over sexual harassment
Tuesday October 21st 2014, 8:23 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Two Killeen Independent School District employees filed a suit against the district and a former employee after they claim they were the victims of aggressive sexual harassments inside their classrooms. [News Source]

Democrats criticize Ernst’s response to harassment lawsuit
Monday October 20th 2014, 7:42 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

DES MOINES | Democrats on Monday criticized Joni Ernst for her response to a lawsuit that claims a former Iowa Senate Republican staff employee was sexually harassed. [News Source]

Gender imbalance in tech market: Tinder CEO
Monday October 20th 2014, 4:39 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

There is a "general imbalance" in the tech start-up market when it comes to gender, Tinder CEO Sean Rad acknowledged on Monday. [News Source]

85-year-old professor accused of sexual harassment battling KU and its policies in court
Sunday October 19th 2014, 11:36 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Three and a half years after a student accused him of groping her during a study session, a longtime Kansas University professor is still fighting KU in court. By Sara Shepherd [News Source]

Former Georgia Aquarium trainer files sexual harassment lawsuit
Sunday October 19th 2014, 9:55 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The Georgia Aquarium is one of the biggest family attractions in the southeast, but a lawsuit filed by a former employee claims what goes on away from public view is anything but family-friendly. Erica Zeno was a dolphin trainer, and appeared on the aquarium’s Dolphin Tales show. She insists behind the scenes it's a very sordid tale. “I grew up wanting to be a dolphin trainer, it was my dream ... [News Source]