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Tag Archives: sexual harassment

SCOTUS Chief Justice says courts will examine sexual harassment protections

WASHINGTON – Chief Justice John Roberts announced an initiative Sunday to ensure there are proper procedures in place to protect law clerks and other court employees from sexual harassment, saying it is clear that the federal judiciary “is not immune” ...

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Inspector general says mishandling of sexual harassment complaints at Justice Department is a ‘systemic’ problem

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department has “systemic” problems in how it handles sexual harassment complaints, with those found to have acted improperly often not receiving appropriate punishment, and the issue requires “high level action,” according to the department’s inspector general. ...

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UR’s Seligman, complainants trade barbs over EEOC filing

University of Rochester President Joel Seligman and a group of complainants have exchanged criticism following an equal employment opportunity commission (EEOC) complaint that alleged sexual misconduct by a professor in the school’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and inaction ...

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U.S. District Court, WDNY – Sexual Harassment: Patrick v. Garlick

U.S. District Court, WDNY – Sexual Harassment – Employer – State and Federal Claims   Patrick v. Garlick 13-cv-6365L Judge Larimer   Background: The plaintiffs alleged that the defendant subjected them to sexual harassment, a hostile work environment and retaliation. The ...

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Fourth Department – Sexual Harassment: Jones v. NYS Division of Human Rights

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Sexual Harassment – Text Messages – Verification of Source   Jones v. NYS Division of Human Rights TP 14-00653 Transferred from Supreme Court, Chautauqua County   Background: The petitioner commenced an article 78 proceeding to annul ...

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Second Circuit — Sexual Harassment: Summa v. Hofstra University

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Sexual Harassment Retaliation — Actions Imputed to the Employer Summa v. Hofstra University 11-1743 Judges Pooler, Raggi and Lynch Background: The plaintiff appealed from the grant of summary judgment to the defendant ...

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Second Circuit — Sexual Harassment: EEOC v. Karenkim Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Sexual Harassment Injunctive Relief — Store Manager EEOC v. Karenkim Inc. 11-3309 Judges Katzmann, Wesley and Lynch Background: The plaintiff appealed from a post-judgment order which denied the plaintiff’s request for injunctive ...

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