Sexual Harassment

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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
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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.
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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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Anita Hill
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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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Pat Loeb
May 15, 2018 - 7:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's two incumbent congressmen are feeling confident going into the Tuesday primary. Both Democrats face low-profile challengers. Republicans seeking the seats are running unopposed. A small number of Philadelphians, voting with Delaware County in the fifth...
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Anita Hill
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Eric Walter
May 14, 2018 - 11:38 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Anita Hill, whose 1991 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee during Clarence Thomas’ U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings ignited the national conversation about sexual harassment, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Rutgers University–...
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Harvey Weinstein and estranged wife Georgina Chapman
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May 10, 2018 - 11:12 am
By Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Georgina Chapman, the estranged wife of Harvey Weinstein, is speaking out for the first time since her husband was accused by more than 80 women of sexual misconduct. In an interview with Vogue , Chapman maintains that she had no knowledge of the alleged sexual...
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Matt Lauer
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May 09, 2018 - 2:58 pm
By David Bauder, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News' internal investigation following Matt Lauer's firing says it doesn't believe there is a culture of sexual harassment at the division and that current management wasn't aware of Lauer's behavior until the complaint that doomed him. But the...
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Victim advocates told a panel of state lawmakers that it is a bad idea to ban non-disclosure agreements.
Tony Romeo
April 24, 2018 - 9:49 pm
HARRISBURG (KYW Newsradio) — Victim advocates told a panel of state lawmakers that it is a bad idea to ban non-disclosure agreements, which are often included when sexual harassment suits are settled. The testimony came as the House Labor and Industry Committee also discussed five bills that would...
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Governor Wolf
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 05, 2018 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Fighting workplace sexual harassment and discrimination. That was the topic today Thursday at Temple University as Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced a series of bills to protect against it. Among the protections are new legal options for victims. READ:...
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