Sexual Harassment

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.
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File
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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stack of magazines
June 18, 2018 - 11:16 am
By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A new study finds that few of the top literary publications are giving equal time to women authors and reviewers. The highly anticipated " VIDA Count ," released Monday, has The New Yorker, The Nation and The Atlantic among those devoting less...
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Harvey Weinstein
AP Photo/Seth Wenig
June 05, 2018 - 9:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The battle lines in Harvey Weinstein's criminal case grew sharper on Tuesday as the movie mogul pleaded not guilty to rape and criminal sex act charges in New York and his lawyer promised a fight. A lawyer for Weinstein signaled he would use legal challenges to try to derail the...
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The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition from its nationally televised broadcast, saying it will no longer judge contestants in their appearance.
AP Photo/Mel Evans, File
Melony Roy
June 05, 2018 - 9:35 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When the Miss America pageant started in 1921, having young women parade around in bathing suits seemed like a great way to get tourists to come to the Atlantic City Boardwalk after Labor Day. But how America views women has changed drastically since then, and the Miss...
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May 26, 2018 - 7:46 pm
Jackie Wattles, Chloe Melas and An Phung (CNN) -- Morgan Freeman issued a second apology after eight people accused him of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior, and the actor said his actions should not be equated with incidents of sexual assault or abuse in the workplace. CNN was first to...
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Anita Hill
Rutgers University-Camden
David Madden
May 17, 2018 - 1:02 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Some 150 graduates of the Rutgers-Camden Law School heard from a woman who symbolized the problem of sexual harassment for women in the 1990s. Anita Hill continues her fight for protections in the workplace to this day. She told the class of 2018 that they enter a...
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