sexual harassment

University of Rochester and harassment plaintiffs reach $9.4 million settlement in lawsuit

There has been a multi-million dollar settlement in the lawsuit brought by former faculty and students at the University of Rochester over the way...
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 1:10pm
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Rochester comedy scene rocked by sexual abuse allegations

A prominent Rochester stand-up comedian and force in the local comedy scene, Woody Battaglia, is under fire amid allegations of sexual harassment and...
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Mon, 03/02/2020 - 11:20am
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Bill aims to open lawsuit window for adult sex abuse suits

(AP) ALBANY - Churches, youth groups, and schools were hit by a tsunami of lawsuits in 2019 after New York gave survivors of childhood sexual abuse a...
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Tue, 12/24/2019 - 9:00am
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Survivors, lawmakers speak out before second hearing on sexual harassment

The second hearing on sexual harassment in New York state government will be held Friday in New York City. Ahead of the hearing, a group of former...
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Fri, 05/24/2019 - 8:24am
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Connections: Elizabeth Crothers and the Sexual Harassment Working Group

Congressman Joe Morelle invited Elizabeth Crothers to the State of the Union Address. It marked a significant step in a relationship that had been rocky...
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Mon, 02/25/2019 - 10:34am
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Connections: Discussing workplace trainings in the era of #MeToo

Earlier this year, New York State updated its sexual harassment laws. Now, the state mandates that all employers must adopt a sexual harassment...
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Thu, 12/27/2018 - 10:05am
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Connections: Discussing the Schneiderman case

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned just hours after the New Yorker published a piece containing allegations of physical and sexual abuse. It's...
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Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:55am
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UR Interim President looks at progress made in trying to create a more inclusive campus

The Interim President of the University of Rochester is sounding positive about changes the university has been making and will make in the future after...
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Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:15am
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Connections: Abuses suffered by women in film and theater

Why are women occasionally abused on movie sets, ostensibly for the sake of genuine art? The question was raised this past weekend, when Uma Thurman...
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Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:32am
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Connections: Conversations about consent and communication during sexual interaction

Actor and comedian Aziz Ansari is dealing with allegations of sexual misconduct. Those allegations have set off a debate about consent and communication...
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Thu, 01/25/2018 - 9:56am
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