UC President Vows To Review Sex Harassment Policy Following Berkeley Astronomer ScandalThe president of the University of California system has convened a committee of administrators, faculty and students to look at how complaints against tenured faculty are handled across the 10-campus system.
UC Berkeley Defends Handling Of Sexual Harassment Complaints Against AstronomerThe University of California at Berkeley defended its handling of sexual harassment complaints against a prominent astronomer on Monday amid accusations on campus and beyond that the professor was inadequately disciplined for inappropriate behavior with students.
Prominent UC Berkeley Astronomer Reprimanded For Sexual Harassment Of StudentsA world-renowned astronomer from the University of California, Berkeley has been found to have violated the university’s sexual harassment policies for years, according to a published report.
Nanny Accuses Uber, Airbnb Executives Of Repeated Sexual Harassment, Wage ViolationsA lawsuit filed Wednesday in San Francisco against two prominent executives alleges the couple paid a longtime live-in nanny less than the minimum wage and repeatedly sexually harassed her.
Wife Of 49ers Player Claims 'Wolf Of Wall Street'-Style Sexist, Racist Environment At Former WorkplaceThe wife of a San Francisco 49ers player has filed a federal suit claiming racial and sexual harassment at her former New York workplace, a financial firm she likened to a "Wolf of Wall Street”-style office.
Berkeley High School Students Say District Not Doing Enough To Combat Sexual HarassmentStudents in Berkeley say their high school has become a hostile learning environment, saying they are being harassed in the hallways and administrators aren’t doing anything about it.
Fired Officer's Lawsuit Accuses Richmond Police Chief Of Sexual HarassmentThomas Hauschild claims he was wrongfully fired after he complained that Richmond Police Chief Magnus touched him inappropriately "in an obvious sexual manner."
Judge’s Ruling Means Woman Suing Silicon Valley VC Firm For Sex Bias Could Pocket Tens Of Millions Of DollarsIf Ellen Pao gets punitive damages, that could add tens of millions more to the $16 million in lost wages and bonuses she is pursuing.
Silicon Valley VC Testifies He Tried To Prevent Firing Of Woman Suing Law Firm For Sex DiscriminationBillionaire John Doerr took the witness stand for a second day on Wednesday in the lawsuit alleging women were denied chances to advance at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Firefighters Disciplined Over Sexual Behavior Involving Escorts, Adult WebsitesAn assistant state fire chief was demoted for using a state cellphone and vehicle to arrange sex with escorts, and a firefighter was fired for sexually harassing a civilian at a graduation celebration near the state's fire academy, according to documents made public Monday.
Stanford Fraternity Housing Suspended For 2 Years Over Sexual Harassment AllegationsStanford University suspended the on-campus housing privileges of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity for the next two academic years after an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, according to a University statement on Monday.
Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against San Jose City CouncilmanA lawsuit filed in Santa Clara County accuses a San Jose city councilman of sexual harassment. His former chief of staff claims he caused her emotional distress.