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UBS Settles Lawsuit with Former Trainee Who Alleged Rape by Senior Employee

UBS Group AG settled a lawsuit brought by a former trainee in London who said she was raped by a senior employee, according to her attorney. The Swiss lender agreed to settle the claim after the trainee, who was identified …

Apollo’s Insurer Unit, Athene Holding, Quietly Settles Harassment Case Against CEO

The allegations described a boss letting loose with profane tirades, sexist insults, racist comments, even physical intimidation. Purported incidents piled up for four years inside the sprawling investment empire of buyout mogul Leon Black, ending only when the accuser left …

Airbnb Will No longer Require Arbitration for Employee Bias and Harassment Claims

Airbnb Inc., following Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc., said it would not force employees who filed sexual harassment claims to settle those cases in private arbitration. Airbnb also said it would not require employees to use …

Chubb Insists No Insurance for Weinstein, Who Wants Jury to Settle Coverage Issues

Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is asking that a jury decide whether his insurer must defend him against 14 lawsuits accusing him of sexually harassing and assaulting women over several decades. Weinstein contends that Federal Insurance Co., a Chubb subsidiary, …

Chubb Tells Court Its Policies for Weinstein Do Not Cover Harassment Legal Defense

Insurer Chubb Ltd. is refusing to pay for Harvey Weinstein’s legal defense against 11 lawsuits that accuse the movie producer of sexually harassing or assaulting women over the past three decades, according to a court document (Chubb Insurance v Harvey …

Idaho Governor Urges End to Sexual Harassment Amid Lawsuits

Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and First Lady Lori Otter are working to bring awareness to stop sexual assault and harassment and are encouraging Idahoans to also step up in their efforts. The governor’s tweeted statement highlighted the popular “me too” …

Lawsuits Against Neurosurgery Chief at WVU Settled for $1.3M

Three West Virginia University entities agreed to pay a total of $1.3 million to settle sexual harassment lawsuits against the school’s neurosurgery chairman. Settlement documents obtained by The Dominion Post through a Freedom of Information Act request show the WVU …