February 1, 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — One of the nation's largest producers of shellfish has agreed to settle allegations of racial harassment against a black maintenance mechanic for $160,000.

The U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission sued Taylor Shellfish last September, alleging tha...

Ford Motor Company apologized to its employees on Thursday for sexual harassment at two Chicago plants, addressing accusations that span more than a quarter-century.

Jim Hackett, Ford’s president and chief executive, released an open letter, saying in part: “I am sorry...

February 1, 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — One woman recalls how a general manager at a Chicago-area restaurant where she worked told her that if security cameras recorded him reaching between her legs and grabbing her genitals, he could simply “edit that out.”

Another woman worked at an Atlanta r...

November 22, 2017

A former income partner at Winston & Strawn contends in a lawsuit that the firm discriminated against her by tying her continued employment to the careers of male equity partners and retaliated against her when she refused the law firm’s request to leave.

The plaintiff,...

November 22, 2017

States have been divided on whether to adopt new ABA Model Rule 8.4(g), which prohibits lawyers from engaging in harassing or discriminatory conduct. The Vermont Supreme Court has adopted the rule, while the South Carolina Supreme Court has rejected it. The Nevada and...

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