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Sexual Harassment and Workplace Bullying–Both California Labor Law Violations--Results in $2.6M Verdict

Sexual Harassment and Workplace Bullying–Both California Labor Law Violations--Results in $2.6M Verdict April 24, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Cruz, CA: A Santa Cruz County Superior Court jury, after a one-month trial, awarded $2.6 million to a truck driver who was sexually harassed. Of that amount, Beverly Fabrics was ordered to pay $1.1 million punitive damages for sexual harassment, gender discrimination, retaliation and failure to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation, according to court documents. Cole Hudson filed the California labor lawsuit after several years of harassment and bullying—with sexual innuendos— by a fellow truck driver.
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Gender Harassment in One of the World’s Most Respected Police Forces

Gender Harassment in One of the World’s Most Respected Police Forces June 25, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Vancouver, BC: It’s not the demands of the job, but their fellow male officers that have pushed dozens, if not hundreds, of women in Canada’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to the breaking point says lawyer Alexander Zaitzeff, who represents dozens of female Mounties in a massive class-action gender discrimination suit against the iconic Canadian police force, whose red scarlet tunic is recognized around the world.
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US Supreme Court Strikes Down Massive Wal-Mart Class Action

US Supreme Court Strikes Down Massive Wal-Mart Class Action June 20, 2011. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC Plaintiffs seeking compensation from Wal-Mart for alleged sex discrimination in hiring and promotion will have to wage their battles individually, after the US Supreme Court ruled this morning that a class-action lawsuit against the giant retailer can't go ahead.
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Complex Litigator Wins Record Amount in Sexual Harassment Case

Complex Litigator Wins Record Amount in Sexual Harassment Case June 15, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
Swansea, IL As the firm's Web site says, Cates Law was built on the reputation of attorney Judy Cates—and no wonder. Cates and co-attorney Benedict Morelli, brought in from New York by Cates to help during the trial, recently won a landmark $95 million in a sexual harassment suit. Their client was a 20-year-old woman who endured a year of lewd behavior, unwanted sexual touching and was finally sexually assaulted by her manager at Aaron Rents, a rent-to-own retailer in southern Illinois.
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Some Good "Lawyering" Returns $3.3 Million in Harassment Case

Some Good "Lawyering" Returns $3.3 Million in Harassment Case April 21, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
Woodland Hills, CA It was not your average harassment complaint that 25-year-old Kyme Dang brought to attorney Neil Sunkin in 2007. But after four years of working on her behalf and some good old-fashioned "lawyering," as Sunkin calls it, the court ordered former boyfriend, Barry Hankerson, to pay Dang $3,335,861 in damages caused by a long and repeated pattern of stalking, defamation and the intentional infliction of emotional distress.
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Workplace Harassment Can Sometimes Go Both Ways

Workplace Harassment Can Sometimes Go Both Ways December 27, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Des Moines, IA There is no place in the workplace for workplace harassment. Ever since the advent of equal rights, women's rights and gender equality, what was once a novel (and at one time, accepted!) response to an increasing number of women working alongside men in the workplace, has quite properly become a stigma no longer tolerated in the workplace of 2010 and beyond.
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Title lX Doesn't Protect Against Bullying

Title lX Doesn't Protect Against Bullying August 1, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Detroit, MI It is hard to say what may happen in the future when it comes to litigating against bullying. "The law the way it is written doesn't provide a solution for every kind of harassment," says attorney Richard Winslow. "The way the law is written it is quite narrow, but I think the issues are broader than Title lX, which is limited to sexual harassment."
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A Bad Day at Work for Discrimination

A Bad Day at Work for Discrimination July 14, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Chicago, IL Attorney Robb Stokar does a lot of workplace discrimination cases in his Chicago practice and he is never really very surprised by the kinds of things people endure. "People come to me with their workplace complaints on a daily basis," says Stokar. "There are daily workplace transgressions in this country. Some are reported and others are not."
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Billboard Manufacturer Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Billboard Manufacturer Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit July 12, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
O'Fallon, MO A workplace harassment case alleging sexual harassment appears to have been settled with an agreement by the defendant in the case to pay $55,000. According to a 7/6/10 statement, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) brought the lawsuit after a failed initial attempt to reach a voluntary settlement through conciliation.
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More Men Reporting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

More Men Reporting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace March 18, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Washington, DC A growing number of men are reporting cases of sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a recent report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
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