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Harry And Meghan File Lawsuit Over Photo of Son at California Home

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sued to stop the sale and publication of a photo of their son Archie that they say was shot at their Los Angeles-area home in invasion of their privacy. The royal couple gives a detailed …

Bullying and Harassment Increase for Some Workers in Pandemic Lockdown: Opinion

Working from home should have liberated employees from toxic workplace behavior such as bullying and harassment. Amid the lockdowns, gone are undesired office encounters, business trips, round-the-clock conferences and much after-hours socializing. Yet, far from ending misconduct, the pandemic lockdowns …

Colorado Lawmakers Want to Toughen Workplace Harassment Protections

A proposal to rewrite Colorado’s rules for workplace harassment claims is expected to be introduced soon at the state capitol. It would change things for employers by limiting the use of confidentiality agreements in court, and potentially make businesses liable …

California Woman Sues American Airlines, Claims Employee Stalked Her

A San Diego, Calif. woman is suing American Airlines, saying that a former employee stalked her by sending more than 100 unwanted texts, some of them sexually suggestive. In her Jan. 6 lawsuit, Ashley Barno contends that she was waiting …

Cancer Patient Another to Accuse UCLA Gynecologist of Assault

A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her during treatment. The Los Angeles Times reports the 44-year-old unnamed woman has sued UCLA and Dr. James Heaps, alleging …

Former Nevada Test Site Guard Sues Over Assault, Harassment

A former security guard at the Nevada National Security Site is suing her former employer over allegations she was sexually assaulted and harassed by colleagues and then retaliated against for reporting the incidents. Jennifer Glover said in her lawsuit filed …

Montana School District Will Pay $350K in Harassment Suit

A western Montana school district has agreed to pay $350,000 to settle a lawsuit that claimed school officials did not adequately protect a student from being harassed and groped by a music teacher. KTMF-TV reported the notice of settlement was …

Washington Woman Settles for $275K in Case Alleging Officer Harassment

A woman who says she was harassed and intimidated by a police officer in the southwest Washington city of Woodland has settled a lawsuit against him for $275,000. The Daily News in Longview reported that the city’s insurance will cover …

Iowa School District Reaches 2nd Settlement Over Officials’ Actions

The Waukee school district in Iowa has reached another settlement with an employee who filed a lawsuit claiming he was forced to resign after reporting improper conduct by the chief operating officer. The Des Moines Register reported the district paid …

Dean at University of Wisconsin Accused of Harassment Resurfaces at 2 Other Schools

A University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point official who handled sexual misconduct complaints and resigned when he was accused of sexually harassing a woman on campus in 2015, went on to hold positions handling similar complaints at two other universities, according to …