Tag Archives: harassment

Group looking at harassment in the judiciary suggests sweeping changes

The group tasked by Chief Justice John Roberts with examining harassment in the federal judiciary found inappropriate conduct, while not pervasive, is also “not limited to a few isolated instances” and recommended sweeping changes to help ferret out wrongdoing, according ...

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Harassment by third parties can create exposure

A recent decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Freeman v. Dal-Tile Corp., serves as a reminder that employers can potentially be held liable not only for sexual or other harassment perpetrated by their own employees, but also ...

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NFL agrees to measures to protect gay athletes

ALBANY — The NFL is taking action to better protect gay players from harassment and discrimination as a result of meetings with the state’s attorney general. Democratic Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Tuesday that the NFL will promote what he ...

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Gay student settles lawsuit

ALBANY — A gay teenager in upstate New York who had claimed he was relentlessly bullied by classmates while school administrators stood by settled his lawsuit Monday against the school district.

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