Sexual Harassment

Amal Clooney and Serena Williams
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Melony Roy
October 11, 2018 - 9:20 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 15th annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women will host more than 12,000 attendees at the Convention Center for a full day of networking, inspiration and professional development on Friday, Oct. 12. Leaders, thinkers, and innovators — some of the region's most...
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 this Aug. 14, 2018 file photo, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa.
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October 01, 2018 - 7:58 am
By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press Even as top Pennsylvania officials assail the Catholic Church over its cover-up of clergy sexual abuse, a state agency is refusing to release a report on allegations of sexual abuse by a high-ranking state university administrator despite lingering questions...
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In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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September 18, 2018 - 1:50 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to deal with the...
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Tarana Burke, a civil rights activist who founded the Me Too movement, attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.
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Eric Walter
August 14, 2018 - 1:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The woman who started #MeToo will be speaking in Philadelphia on Tuesday night about the genesis of the movement that has united survivors of sexual abuse through the United States and around the world. Tarana Burke, an activist and filmmaker, and a survivor of sexual...
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In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles.
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July 30, 2018 - 3:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS will keep CEO Les Moonves in place during an investigation of sexual misconduct charges against him, the company said. It will hire an outside counsel to conduct the probe. On Friday a New Yorker article quoted six women who accused Moonves of sexual misconduct over a span of...
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In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles.
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July 30, 2018 - 11:01 am
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Bucknell University has removed references on its website to alumnus and CBS chief executive Les Moonves amid sexual harassment allegations against him. The New Yorker magazine published the allegations from several women Friday. PennLive.com reports Bucknell President John...
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Nike announces pay increases for 7,000 employees
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July 25, 2018 - 10:09 am
By Talib Visram (CNN Money) -- Nike will raise wages for 7,000 employees, or 10% of its global workforce. The company announced the salary increases Monday in an internal memo. Spokeswoman Sandra Carreon-John said the company wants to "support a culture in which employees feel included and...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
July 19, 2018 - 1:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An audit of Philadelphia's sexual harassment policy found more than 100 complaints in the last five years and settlements of more than $2 million. Mayor Jim Kenney appeared with City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart at a news conference on Thursday, where he unveiled the...
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Harvey Weinstein appears in court in New York.
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July 09, 2018 - 10:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, was released on bail on Monday while fighting sex crime accusations that now include a third woman. "We fight these battles one day at a time, and today we won this round," defense attorney Ben Brafman...
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Sexual Harassment
June 28, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- In the age of #MeToo movement, the question comes up about sexual harassment in medicine. According to a University of Michigan study, many are still running into...
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