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Canadian woman accuses Bikram yoga founder of sexual assault
Thursday February 26th 2015, 11:22 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Vancouver yoga instructor has become the sixth woman to accuse yoga guru Bikram Choudhury of sexual assault, alleging in a civil suit that the 69-year-old celebrity yogi forced sex on her multiple times over the course of three years. Jill Lawler filed the lawsuit with the California Superior Court earlier this month. Her lawyer said on Thursday that they ... [News Source]

Canadian woman accuses U.S.-based yoga guru of sexual assault
Thursday February 26th 2015, 8:33 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Vancouver yoga instructor has become the sixth woman to accuse yoga guru Bikram Choudhury of sexual assault, alleging in a civil suit that the 69-year-old celebrity yogi forced sex on her multiple times over the course of three years. Jill Lawler filed the lawsuit with the California Superior Court earlier this month. Her lawyer said on Thursday that they ... [News Source]

The Silicon Valley Sex Suit
Thursday February 26th 2015, 3:29 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Silicon Valley lawsuits normally involve IP or antitrust issues, not sex discrimination, sexual harassment and other more seedy suits. However the current suit-de-jour in the Valley is the lawsuit by form Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers employee Ellen Pao. [News Source]

Employee sues LAUSD superintendent third time alleging sexual harassment
Wednesday February 25th 2015, 6:39 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

File photo: LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines faces a suit brought by a school district employee, who has sued him twice before. David McNew/Getty Images [News Source]

Former RCMP spokeswoman frustrated by another delay in sexual harassment trial
Wednesday February 25th 2015, 4:05 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A court delay means the frustration continues for former RCMP spokeswoman Catherine Galliford who was the first to file a sexual harassment claim against the force. [News Source]

Bikram Choudhury, yoga guru, sued by instructor for alleged sexual assault
Wednesday February 25th 2015, 1:47 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A Vancouver woman has filed a lawsuit against yoga millionaire Bikram Choudhury, alleging the 69-year-old yoga guru sexually assaulted her during an instructor training course in Las Vegas in 2010. The civil lawsuit filed in the California Superior Court in Los Angeles earlier this month says Lawler was 18 years old when she began training with, and then working for, Choudhury's yoga business. [News Source]

Private prison company settles sexual harassment lawsuit
Tuesday February 24th 2015, 7:41 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A private prison company formerly operating in Idaho has settled a lawsuit with a nurse who contended she was fired for filing a sexual harassment complaint. [News Source]