Sexual Harassment

Governor Murphy, AG, DCR Director Rachel Wainer Apt, NJCASA Exec Director Patricia Teffenhart, and CSC Chair Deirdre Webster Cobb announce legislation to overhaul New Jersey’s anti-workplace harassment law for public and private employers.
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David Madden
February 18, 2020 - 3:51 pm
New Jersey legislators will consider a proposal to tighten laws prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace, after complaints surfaced that the problem ran rampant for years within state government itself. Read more here.
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Opera star Placido Domingo during a concert in Hamburg on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.
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AP News
December 04, 2019 - 10:36 am
Plácido Domingo has sought to blame the allegations of sexual harassment against him on cultural differences between countries, adding that there are places nowadays where "one can't say anything to a woman." Read more here.
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A sign is displayed outside a McDonald's restaurant in Pittsburgh.
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 10:35 am
McDonald's got tough on its former CEO, who was fired last week for having a consensual relationship with an employee. Now, some workers say, the company needs to get tougher on sexual harassment in its restaurants.
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters
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Kristen Johanson
October 29, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Following the indictment of a top commander in the Philadelphia Police Department, another official, who has been accused of sexual harassment, has been removed from overseeing the Special Victims Unit. Read more here.
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James Franco at the premiere of HBO's "The Deuce" third and final season in New York.
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AP News
October 03, 2019 - 8:35 pm
Two actresses sued James Franco and the acting and film school he founded Thursday, saying he intimidated his students into gratuitous and exploitative sexual situations far beyond those acceptable on Hollywood film sets.
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A woman on her phone.
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Kristen Johanson
September 25, 2019 - 6:57 pm
A Philadelphia state representative wants to make it illegal for people to send unwanted pictures of naked body parts to another person, and it all started with a worried dad.
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Tim Jimenez
August 21, 2019 - 9:22 am
UPDATED: 11:01 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philly's top cop is out. Commissioner Richard Ross has resigned due to claims, in a federal lawsuit, that he failed to act on sexual harassment complaints. One of the two officers suing says she had an affair with Ross. While there are no...
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A cyclist passes by The Kimmel Center for the Performance Arts, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Philadelphia. On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Orchestra rescinded an invitation for Placido Domingo appear at its opening night concert in September.
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Tim Jimenez
August 14, 2019 - 7:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several music companies are following the Philadelphia Orchestra's lead in canceling an upcoming performance from opera star Placido Domingo, who is facing sexual harrassment allegations. The Los Angeles Opera, which Domingo has been general director of for the last...
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Placido Domingo
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August 13, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Marianne Garvey (CNN) — Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past." The famed opera singer, conductor and director of the Los Angeles Opera responded to a report...
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In this Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, Michael Weatherly attends a special screening of "Doctor Strange" at AMC Empire 25 in New York.
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May 15, 2019 - 11:29 am
By Lynn Elber, AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — CBS is defending its handling of a sexual harassment claim against "Bull" drama series star Michael Weatherly. CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl said Wednesday that Weatherly "owned" his mistake and was apologetic and remorseful. Last year,...
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