sexual harassment

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Speaker Silver Demands That Assemblyman Lopez Resign From Legislature

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has faced serious questions about his handling of a sexual harassment case, but he will still carry out the high-profile job of leading the New York delegation at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

09/03/2012

Vito Lopez

Powerful Brooklyn Democrat Vito Lopez Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Assemblyman and Brooklyn Democratic Leader Vito Lopez has been censured, stripped of his committee chairmanship and barred from employing young people.

08/24/2012

Jason Margolis (credit: Facebook)

Two NYPD Officers Claim Sexual Harassment; File Complaint Against Supervisor

The two female officers, who wish to remain anonymous, are from the 103rd precinct and say that Lt. Jason Margolis, should no longer be allowed to supervise them pending an investigation.

12/05/2011

Sexual harassment in school

Study: Sexual Harassment In Middle And High Schools At Unprecedented Levels

A nationwide study of nearly 2,000 students — from seventh grade to 12th grade — found nearly half of them had experienced sexual harassment within the last school year.

11/07/2011

Sharon Bialek (R) listens as her attorney Gloria Allred speaks during a news conference to accuse Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment more than a decade ago on November 7, 2011 in New York City.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sharon Bialek Goes Public With Claims That Herman Cain Sexually Harassed Her

“Our client is very brave to have come forward. She could have attempted to sell her story but chose not to do so,” attorney Gloria Allred said during a news conference in New York City Monday.

11/07/2011

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Report: NYPD Sergeant Files Sexual Harassment Complaint Against Boss

Sgt. Nelson Fernandez claims Deputy Inspector Thomas Connolly has made a number of unwelcome sexual advances toward him, according to a report.

06/06/2011

Fraternity at Yale University (credit: CBS 2)

Feds Investigate Sex Assault Claims At Yale University

Federal civil rights officials were looking into complaints by Yale University students that the school has a sexually-hostile environment and failed to adequately respond to incidents of sexual harassment.

04/04/2011

East Orange Mayor Robert Bowser (credit: CBS 2)

Investigation Of East Orange Mayor Stalls

Mayor Robert Bowser was accused of sexually harassing a city employee and misappropriating city funds. The city council drafted legislation authorizing an investigation into the claims, but it hasn’t gotten off the ground yet.

03/02/2011

Ines Sainz (Franklin/AP)

Jets-Sainz Incident Prompts NFL Workplace Memo

In response to an incident at the Jets’ training facility after which female reporter Ines Sainz of TV Azteca said she felt uncomfortable in the team’s locker room, the NFL sent a workplace conduct update to its teams Wednesday.

WFAN–12/23/2010

From left Samantha Romanger, Lauren Schlanger, Shivon Super (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Ex-Workers Accuse L.I. Doc Of Sexual Harassment

The women claim they were subjected to inappropriate texting, touching and even stalking by the doctor who owns Beach and Surf Medical.

12/20/2010

NYC street harassment hearing

NYC Women Demand ‘Harassment-Free Zones’

For years women and young girls have put up with cat calls, lewd comments and much worse on the streets. Now they’re fighting back stronger than ever.

10/28/2010

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