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PI County corrections officer faces lawsuit for sexual harassment
Thursday October 30th 2014, 1:51 am Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

ROGERS CITY - A sexual harassment lawsuit against a Presque Isle County corrections officer and the county itself is going forward. [News Source]

8 women now accuse Jian Ghomeshi of violence, sexual harassment: report
Wednesday October 29th 2014, 10:23 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A total of eight women, including a Canadian TV actress, have now come forward with allegations of abuse at the hands of Jian Ghomeshi, the Toronto Star reports. [News Source]

Two claim sexual harassment by Will County public defender
Wednesday October 29th 2014, 7:03 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

CHICAGO — Two assistant attorneys say they were victims of sexual harassment by the Will County Public Defender and subjected to retaliation when they reported it. [News Source]

Ex-student: I didn't report harassment out of fear
Wednesday October 29th 2014, 6:38 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The accuser, who now works as a college coach, is among three former students who filed a civil rights lawsuit against Isaac Sanders, former East Stroudsburg University's vice president of advancement. The lawsuit accuses Sanders of molestation or unwanted sexual touching while the plaintiffs were students at the Pennsylvania university. The man who says Sanders groped him told a jury in federal ... [News Source]

Pulaski County Jailer Sued For Sexual Harassment
Wednesday October 29th 2014, 5:49 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A woman is suing Pulaski County's jailer for sexual harassment, and she's not the first person to make that accusation against Mike Harris.  According to court documents, two other women sued Mike Harris and other Pulaski County officials.  Those cases were settled, each costing the county more than $130,000. The latest lawsuit states Harris hired all the women who have sued, and he hired them ... [News Source]

Harassment by third parties can create exposure
Tuesday October 28th 2014, 7:10 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A recent decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Freeman v. Dal-Tile Corp., serves as a reminder that employers can potentially be held liable not only for sexual or other harassment perpetrated by their own employees, but also for harassment carried out by third parties, such as employees of customers, vendors or other business associates. [News Source]

Women sue Alameda County jail over conditions, alleged harassment
Tuesday October 28th 2014, 7:10 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The four plaintiffs, including civil rights attorney Anne Weills, whose husband Dan Siegel is running for mayor of Oakland, claim that they were ordered to strip down to lingerie and "be paraded in front of male deputies and male prisoners." [News Source]