sexual harassment

Former Assemblyman Vito Lopez (Photo: CBS2)

State Attorney General Vows To Collect Sex Harassment Fine From Vito Lopez

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Tuesday vowed to “take all appropriate action” to compel former Assemblyman Vito Lopez to pay a $330,000 penalty for allegedly groping and intimidating female staff members.

06/09/2015

Anucha Browne Sanders in 2007

Ex-Knicks Executive Criticizes Garden For Hiring Isiah Thomas

The woman once at the center of a sexual harassment lawsuit involving Isiah Thomas is criticizing Madison Square Garden for rehiring the former NBA star.

05/07/2015

Former Assemblyman Vito Lopez (Photo: CBS2)

NY To Pay $545K To Settle Sex Harassment Lawsuit Against Vito Lopez

Lopez agreed to pay an additional $35,000 as part of the settlement, which was announced Thursday by the attorney representing the two women.

02/05/2015

Alicia Boudouris is suing the county, the sheriff and three men in her department for sexual harassment. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Sheriff’s Deputy Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

In a civil lawsuit, Alicia Boudouris alleges sexual harassment and retaliation after she complained that her superiors in the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office targeted her on an almost daily basis.

11/17/2014

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) is joined by survivors of campus sexual assault during a news conference  in July, 2014  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gillibrand In New Book: Male Colleagues Have Made Insensitive, Skeevy Remarks

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) dished some dirt in her new book, “Off the Sidelines.”

08/27/2014

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Women’s Equality Bills Reintroduced In N.Y. Senate After Failure Last Year

A series of bills dubbed the Women’s Equality Act were reintroduced Tuesday in the New York State Senate, after the package was derailed last year over a contentious late-term abortion proposal.

05/20/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio was surrounded by elected officials and advocates for interns as he signed a bill protecting interns April 15, 2014, at City Hall. (credit: Ed Reed for the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Signs Law Protecting Interns From Discrimination, Sexual Harassment

The law, passed by the City Council late last month, clarifies that the protections of the city’s Human Rights Law cover interns as well as employees.

04/15/2014

New York City Councilman James Vacca speaks at a hearing on civil rights on March 17, 2014. He has proposed a measure that would allow unpaid interns to sue for sexual harassment, discrimination like paid employees. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Council Proposal Would Give Unpaid Interns Right To Sue For Sexual Harassment, Discrimination

Under the city’s current civil rights law, unpaid interns cannot sue for sexual harassment or discrimination in the workplace.

03/17/2014

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

New York Assembly Pays $205K To Firm For Sexual Harassment Reform, Probes

A spokesman for Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says the firm was retained by the Ethics Committee as part of reforms announced in May.

02/25/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Cuomo: Assemblymen Must Deny Harassment Allegations Or Resign

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that if two state lawmakers are guilty of sexual harassment claims against them, they need to resign.

12/31/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Cuomo To CBS Station: Upstate Lawmaker Should Resign If Sex Harassment Claims Are True

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo this weekend said an upstate assemblyman should resign if a series of graphic sexual harassment allegations against him turn out to be true.

12/22/2013

Jenny Hannigan (left) with attorney Amy Marion (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Woman Claims Nassau County Police Officer Sexually Assaulted Her In Patrol Car

Jenny Hannigan, who is now 27, said the incident happened in June 2011 after she was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

10/21/2013

Gavel (Credit: Clipart)

Reports: Judge Rules Unpaid Interns Can’t File Sex Harassment Suits

A federal judge has ruled that unpaid interns do not have the legal standing to bring sexual harassment claims against their employers, according to published reports.

10/09/2013

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High School Dean Accused Of Having Sex With, Harassing Students

A dean at a high school in Hell’s Kitchen has resigned, after investigators said he had sex with four students – one of them 16 years old.

07/30/2013

Katie Chaput (credit: handout)

L.I. Woman Says She Was Wrongfully Fired After Rejecting Ex-Boss’ Sexual Advances

Katie Chaput, 22, of Levittown, said the 70-year-old podiatrist invited her to dinner to discuss a raise and began groping her at the restaurant.

07/18/2013

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