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Assembly speaker: I told accused member to quit

ALBANY — Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said Monday that he has asked for the resignation of a Brooklyn assemblyman accused of sexually harassing female staffers, a scandal that ensnared Silver when he brokered a secret settlement with the women using ...

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Second Circuit — Sexual Harassment: Redd v. NYS Division of Parole

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Sexual Harassment Pervasive Acts Redd v. NYS Division of Parole 10-1410-cv Judges Kearse, Walker and Raggi Background: The plaintiff appealed the dismissal of her complaint alleging disparate treatment on the basis of ...

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Fourth Department — Sexual Harassment: NYS Division of Human Rights et al. v. Nancy Potenza Design & Building Services, Inc. et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Sexual Harassment Employer Condoning Conduct NYS Division of Human Rights et al. v. Nancy Potenza Design & Building Services, Inc. et al. TP 11-00646 Transferred from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: The petitioner New York State ...

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Sexual Harassment: Papelino v. Albany College of Pharmacy of Union University

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Sexual Harassment Education Papelino v. Albany College of Pharmacy of Union University 09-4248-cv Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: This appeal is from an order that dismissed the plaintiffs-appellants’ sexual harassment ...

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Sexual Harassment: Garside v. Hillside Family of Agencies

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Sexual Harassment Garside v. Hillside Family of Agencies 09-CV-6181 Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff is a lesbian female who was hired by Hillside Family of Agencies in November 2006 as a financial ...

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Men require equal protection, too

Whether it’s Jimmy Fallon’s male stage manager suing him because he was replaced by a woman or Michael Douglas’s character fighting for his professional life in the film “Disclosure,” more men are complaining about being victims of sexual discrimination and harassment.

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Cover-up probe opened in Massa case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House ethics committee on Wednesday opened what it said will be “a full and complete investigation” into whether anyone covered up information that former Rep. Eric Massa sexually harassed male staff members.

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