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Alphabet Settles Suit Over Executives’ Exit Pay, Coverups Linked to Sexual Misconduct

Alphabet Inc. on Friday settled a shareholder lawsuit that accused the Google parent of covering up lavish exit packages to executives found responsible for sexual misconduct, saying it would overhaul workplace policies and increase oversight of its diversity efforts. The …

Republicans Move to Clarify Tax Provision on Sexual Harassment Claims

U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday sought to correct a section of President Donald Trump’s tax overhaul that threatened to prevent sexual harassment victims from claiming a tax deduction for the legal costs they incur while pursuing their cases. In a …

Republicans Eye Tax Law Fix for Sexual Harassment Settlements

Republicans are considering a fix to a provision in their new tax law that they acknowledge could inadvertently penalize victims of sexual harassment in the workplace. But congressional gridlock before midterm elections in November means there’s no guarantee that the …

Maumelle, Arkansas Settles Employee Sexual Harassment Case

A $15,000 settlement has been reached in a case between a central Arkansas city and two of its employees over accusations that City Clerk and Treasurer Joshua Clausen sexually harassed them. The payment approved by the Maumelle City Council ends …