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U.S. restaurant workers target low wages in campaign against sexual harassment

(Reuters) - Restaurant workers in seven U.S. cities on Tuesday lobbied state and local lawmakers to combat sexual harassment in the industry by shifting from the $2.13 federal minimum wage for tipped employees to a higher "fair" wage......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2018

Survey: Almost half of women have been sexually harassed at work — and men are aware

Nearly half of female employees have been the target of an unwelcome sexual advance or other harassment of a sexual nature at work, according to a new poll. The Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll found that 48 percent of female workers surveyed said .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2017

How to navigate workplace romances in these heightened times of sexual harassment

As Valentine's Day approaches, finding true love in the workplace can happen, but the current climate around sexual harassment may be driving down the number of office romances. Office romance is at a 10-year low, with 36 percent of workers repor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2018

Hillary Clinton addresses 2008 sexual harassment controversy in epic Facebook post, blasts New York Times for not firing Glenn Thrush

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Hillary Clinton wrote at length about her decision to keep a top adviser on her 2008 presidential campaign after he was accused of sexual harassment by a female subordinate.  Clinton argued that she did not be.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 30th, 2018

Hillary Clinton"s 2008 campaign manager says Clinton made the wrong call in refusing to fire faith adviser accused of sexual harassment

Mike Coppola/Getty Images Hillary Clinton "overruled" a recommendation made by top aides to fire her faith adviser, Burns Strider, after he was accused of sexually harassing a young female subor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 29th, 2018

Clinton says she was "dismayed" after hearing about sexual harassment allegations against a former staffer

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Hillary Clinton addressed a report about a former senior adviser who was kept on her 2008 presidential campaign after he was accused of sexual harassment. Clinton said she called the accuser and .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 27th, 2018

Hillary Clinton reportedly shielded a top adviser accused of sexual harassment during her 2008 campaign

Associated Press/Andrew Harnik .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 26th, 2018

Wynn shaken by sexual misconduct allegations against founder

Wynn Resorts is denying multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault by its founder Steve Wynn, describing it as a smear campaign related to divorce proceedings from his ex-wife......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 26th, 2018

Who Is Burns Strider? Hillary Clinton Didn’t Fire Faith Adviser Accused of Sexual Harassment During 2008 Campaign

Burns Strider was accused of harassing a young 2008 campaign aide, but the former first lady kept him on the trail......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 26th, 2018

#NotMeToo: Clinton Ignored Staffers" Sexual Harassment Allegations During 2008 Campaign

#NotMeToo: Clinton Ignored Staffers" Sexual Harassment Allegations During 2008 Campaign.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 26th, 2018

Hillary Clinton reportedly refused to fire a top adviser who was accused of sexual harassment during her 2008 campaign

Associ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 26th, 2018

D.C. restaurant association to host first-ever sexual harassment training

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, the city’s restaurant industry trade group, will begin offering training to prevent sexual harassment and discrimination in restaurants, the association’s management said Thursday.  The courses w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 25th, 2018

Stars Will Wear White Roses to the Grammys to Support Time’s Up Movement

The music industry is supporting Hollywood's Tiime's Up campaign against sexual harassment. Hollywood has the Time’s Up campaign to combat sexual harassment and assault in the industry, and now some of the.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 25th, 2018

#MeToo or not us: Change your company"s culture before it"s too late

Sexual harassment cuts across all professional industries, as validated by the “me too” campaign. Incidents can be found in politics, law, education, corporate and proletarian America, and even in Hollywood. One need only google “sexual hara.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2018

A Feminist Twitter Campaign Targets Harper’s Magazine and Katie Roiphe

Word went out that an article would identify a creator of a list of media industry men accused of sexual harassment. Women urged writers to push back......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 10th, 2018

Oprah"s stirring speech ignites speculation

Oprah Winfrey's dramatic speech condemning sexual harassment and discrimination at the Golden Globes Sunday sounded a lot like something you'd hear on the campaign trail. Indeed, CNN reports that two of Winfrey's close friends say she is "actively.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2018

When teen workers are sexually harassed

More than half of high school girls say they have experienced sexual harassment......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 8th, 2018

Hollywood"s Time"s Up Campaign Still Must Defeat Forced Arbitration, A Sexual Harasser"s "Best Friend"

A new initiative will lobby for legislation to end forced arbitration, a binding legal agreement companies use to silence victims of sexual harassment......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 2nd, 2018

Roberts says courts must better protect workers from sexual harassment

U.S. Supreme Cour.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 31st, 2017

Memphis-based company settles sexual harassment suit, ordered to pay lost wages and damages

Memphis-based American Queen Steamboat Co. has been ordered to pay $50,000 and "furnish other relief" to resolve a sexual harassment retaliation lawsuit. However, the employee at the center of the suit was neither the victim nor the alleged perpet.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2017

5 reasons why restaurants can be hotbeds of sexual harassment

Everything from chefs' egos to hot ovens to young workers are factors.         Everything from chefs' egos to hot ovens to young workers are factors.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 18th, 2017