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More Victims Learning About Available Recourse in Sexual Harassment Cases

Back in 1979, Karen Schneider was an entry-level copy editor in her 20s when a senior editor at her newspaper offered her a ride after some late-night drinks with colleagues. At her destination, he locked the car door and forcibly …

Oregon Mill Worker Sues Company for Hostile Work Environment

A millwright with Roseburg Forest Products in Oregon has accused his employer of creating a hostile work environment after he complained about facing anti-gay slurs and other harassment form co-workers. The Register-Guard reported that Travis Robinette last week filed a …

Montana Workers File Lawsuits Against Medical Provider

Six lawsuits have been filed against Partnership Health Center in Missoula, Mont. by workers contending they were forced to work off the clock without pay, full-time workers being replaced with part-timers who don’t get benefits, and an abusive boss. The …

Montana Disaster Services Chief Of Staff Resigns

Paul Grimstad, the chief of staff for the embattled Montana Disaster and Emergency Services, submitted his resignation Monday, an agency spokesman said. Grimstad will leave the agency on June 30, said Maj. Tim Crowe of the Department of Military Affairs. …

Lawsuit Accuses Nevada Police Of Discrimination

An Elko, Nev. police officer claims she was forced to resign after three months on the job because of a hostile work environment. Cassandra Sabo is suing the city, three supervisors and the police chief in a lawsuit filed last …

Report: Montana Disaster &Emergency Services Dysfunctional, Divisive

The Montana agency that responds to natural disasters and emergencies is a dysfunctional, divisive workplace with a climate of fear and the perception of bullying by some managers, according to an internal report conducted last year. The three-page report by …

Former Idaho Probation Employee Alleges Gender Bias In Lawsuit

A former Idaho probation and parole employee is accusing her administrators of gender discrimination and creating a hostile work environment and emotional distress after her brief relationship with a co-worker turned violent. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court on …