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Documentary Revisits Anita Hill Sexual Harassment Testimony
Saturday April 12th 2014, 9:48 am Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Sexual harassment was a taboo subject in 1991, when a young woman spoke out about her employer’s unwanted sexual advances during a Senate hearing for a U.S. Supreme Court nominee and opened a public dialogue on sexual harassment. It was a "he said, she said" story. Law professor Anita Hill testified before a Senate committee of 14 men that her former employer and Supreme Court nominee, Clarence ... [News Source]

City Council OKs Request To Pay For Up To $200K In Legal Fees For Huizar
Friday April 11th 2014, 11:25 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The Los Angeles City Council Friday agreed to pay for legal fees for Councilman Jose Huizar following a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by a former staffer. [News Source]

Panel finds no support for sex harassment claim against Huizar
Friday April 11th 2014, 11:22 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Firm hired by Los Angeles to look into former Huizar aide Francine Godoy's claims finds no supportive evidence, its report says. Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and his attorney welcomed the completion of a confidential city investigation into sexual harassment claims against him, saying through a spokesman Friday that the findings supported their assertion that the allegations are ... [News Source]

Investigators' report says city found no sexual harassment evidence
Friday April 11th 2014, 8:30 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Investigators looking into sexual harassment accusations against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar "did not locate any evidence to support that the alleged discrimination, retaliation, or harassment occurred," according to a section of their final report. [News Source]

Huizar's lawyers say report shows sexual harassment claims 'baseless'
Friday April 11th 2014, 5:56 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A spokesman for a private law firm representing Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar said Friday that a city investigation into sexual harassment claims against the councilman concluded that the allegations were "baseless." [News Source]

Fired St. Charles County jailer alleges sexual harassment in lawsuit
Friday April 11th 2014, 4:30 am Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

She says supervisors failed to correct the situation and retaliated against her. County officials have yet to comment. [News Source]

Panel examining harassment claims against Huizar completes its work
Thursday April 10th 2014, 10:39 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The report looking into sexual harassment claims against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar now goes to Council President Herb Wesson. The panel charged with looking into sexual harassment claims against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has completed its work and forwarded its findings to Council President Herb Wesson. [News Source]