San Diego Mayor Claims He Sexually Harassed Employees Because He Never Received Sexual Harassment Training
4:15 pm, August 1st | by Grace Rasmus
In an effort to convince the city of San Diego to pay for the mayor’s defense, Filner’s attorney has said that the city is liable for the mayor’s sexual misconduct because he was never provided with state-required sexual harassment training.
3:00 pm, July 15th | by Colette McIntyre
After an all-night debate, Ireland passed a landmark exception to its stringent abortion ban on Thursday, allowing women to obtain the procedure if their lives are at risk. Sure, the legislation is limited and the fight isn’t over, but we’re willing to look past that (for now) and celebrate the deeply Catholic country’s step forward. [...]
12:30 pm, July 9th | by Colette McIntyre
For nearly a year, CIR and IRP, in partnership with FRONTLINE and Univision, traveled across the nation, collecting and analyzing thousands of documents and interviewing female food industry workers to hear their stories of assault and intimidation.
2:07 pm, June 26th | by Grace Rasmus
“I have 2,000 Yahoo shares, I’m Greek, I’m a dirty old man and you look attractive.”
5:00 pm, June 24th | by Grace Rasmus
The Supreme Court totally screwed over working women and minorities today.
4:19 pm, June 19th | by Colette McIntyre
What is it…Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 at 4:15 PM? Yup, seems we’re about due for another scandal involving America’s good girl gone Sally Draper, Rihanna.
12:30 pm, June 19th | by Colette McIntyre
“Super sexy, summertime anti-pervert full-leg-of-hair stockings, essential for all young girls going out.”
6:00 pm, June 6th | by Grace Rasmus
“To my left, the anchorwoman’s hand shot up. ‘Yeah, I’m wondering … uhhh, hypothetically … if your boss tells you that you have to wear short skirts instead of pants on the air because they want viewers to see your legs more, does that count as harassment?’”
9:30 am, October 5th | by Sarah Devlin
It can be enough of an irritation in itself to share a bathroom with your coworkers, but imagine how much worse it must be for the women working at Bristol and Company, S.C., in Wisconsin, who have to worry about being secretly filmed with a camera pen straight out of a movie about a bumbling secret agent.
6:00 pm, August 9th | by Amy Tennery
Sometimes art imitates life. And sometimes parody comes freakishly close to resembling reality. The latter is the case in fake news site The Onion’s newest satire on sexual harassment.