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Victoria’s Secret Refused to Act to Protect Women, Models Say

Victoria’s Secret is under fire again from models after new allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced over the weekend. The Model Alliance, an organization that advocates for the protection of models, sent a letter to Victoria’s Secret Chief Executive Officer John …

Tesla Must Face Lawsuit Claiming Racism at California Factory

A federal judge rejected Tesla Inc’s effort to dismiss claims by two former workers that the California electric car factory where they worked was a hotbed of racial hostility, clearing the way for a possible trial. In a decision on …

Three Women Allege Harassment at Tech Startup

Asya Bradley stayed late for a meeting at the office of the startup where she worked last year, when her boss became so angry that he threw a notebook and a phone across the table, according a lawsuit she filed …

MetLife Is Sued Over Alleged Gender Pay Gap, Sexist Comments

A former MetLife Inc. executive claims she suffered years of gender-based pay discrimination and harassment from members of the insurer’s top leadership team and that she was fired after complaining about a lack of diversity. Mona Moazzaz, a former chief …

Sexual-Harassment Whistle-Blower Sues Lloyd’s of London Insurer

A senior lawyer who blew the whistle on alleged sexual harassment and bullying at a top Lloyd’s of London insurance company is suing his employer for what he called a campaign of , , racial discrimination and victimization. Ifeanyi Okoh …

McDonald’s Revamps Its Harassment Policy

McDonald’s Corp., in the face of criticism for its handling of harassment complaints, says it’s training workers to deal with the issue and is starting a hotline for victims. In a letter responding to an inquiry from U.S. Senator Tammy …

Tesla Skeptic Says Allegation He Menaced Workers Isn’t True

A California man who Tesla Inc. accused of spying on its lone auto plant and harassing employees said the electric automaker painted a “lurid picture” of him to try to silence his criticism. If so, it didn’t work. In a …

2nd Circuit Uphold’s Defeat of Harassment Suit Against Gay Dating App

A U.S. federal appeals court refused to hold Grindr liable to a New York man who said his former boyfriend used the gay dating app to post fake profiles, in a harassment campaign that caused more than 1,000 men to …

Oregon Senate OKs Workplace Protections for Interns

The Oregon Legislature agreed Tuesday to extend workplace protections against harassment and discrimination to unpaid interns. The Senate unanimously passed HB 2669, sending it to Gov. John Kitzhaber, who intends to sign it. The House unanimously passed the bill last …

Lawsuit Settled Over Ex-Coach at Oklahoma University

The University of Central Oklahoma has settled a civil lawsuit with 12 former students and employees who accused the school’s former debate coach of harassment and retaliation. The Journal Record reported that the suit was settled out of court Aug. …