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Goldman Sachs Denies Accusations of Attempted Cover-Up of Sexual Misconduct

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. attempted to cover up allegations of workplace sexual misconduct by the bank’s global head of litigation, a lawsuit filed on Monday in New York State Supreme Court claimed. The lawsuit was filed by Marla Crawford, a …

Employees Reporting Harassment Suffer Retaliation for Complaining: Time’s Up Study

Three years into the #MeToo movement, there may be more awareness around workplace sexual harassment. But a new report finds that almost three-quarters of people reporting such harassment suffer from retaliation if they complain. More than 7 out of 10 …

Las Vegas Fire Agrees to Settle for $280K in Sex Video Case

The Las Vegas Fire Department has reached a $280,000 settlement with a firefighter after a sexually explicit video of her circulated within the department in June 2018. The firefighter, who resigned last year, sued the cities of Las Vegas and …

How One Hospital Addresses Sexual Harassment Claims and Culture

Sexual harassment is not a new or rare phenomenon in the workplace, but since the #MeToo movement began in late 2017, more victims have come forward to report allegations of harassment at work, including at health care institutions. As a …

Accusers Oppose $35M Weinstein Insurance Settlement of Sexual Misconduct Claims

Lawyers for Harvey Weinstein’s bankrupt film studio on Wednesday presented a revised proposal to settle sexual misconduct claims against the disgraced former producer, but an attorney for accusers pledged to oppose the plan. The $35.2 million proposal filed on Tuesday …

Lawsuit: Oregon School District Failed to Investigate Teacher

A former student from Aloha High School is suing the Beaverton School District after a teacher was convicted of sending her sexually explicit photos and videos of himself. The suit, which asks for more than $2 million in damages, says …

QBE CEO Regan Exits After Investigation Into Female Employee’s Complaint

QBE Insurance Group’s Chief Executive Officer Pat Regan is departing the insurer after an external investigation found his workplace communications did not meet the standards set out in the group’s code of ethics and conduct. The investigation was conducted following …

Lawsuit Against Fox News Alleges Rape, Culture of Sexual Misconduct

Two women sued Fox News, accusing former anchor Ed Henry of rape and claiming several of the network’s biggest stars participated in a culture of sexual harassment and misconduct. Jennifer Eckhart, a former Fox News associate producer, and Cathy Areu, …

Harassment Lawsuit Against Wynn Resorts in Vegas Dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by nine women who alleged they were sexually harassed by former casino mogul Steve Wynn. The women, manicurists and makeup artists in a salon at the Wynn Las Vegas, were unnamed in …

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 …