Sexual harassment

Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus. (CBS)

Fired Officer’s Lawsuit Accuses Richmond Police Chief Of Sexual Harassment

Thomas Hauschild claims he was wrongfully fired after he complained that Richmond Police Chief Magnus touched him inappropriately “in an obvious sexual manner.”

04/06/2015

Ellen Pao (L) leaving the courthouse. (CBS)

Judge’s Ruling Means Woman Suing Silicon Valley VC Firm For Sex Bias Could Pocket Tens Of Millions Of Dollars

If Ellen Pao gets punitive damages, that could add tens of millions more to the $16 million in lost wages and bonuses she is pursuing.

03/21/2015

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Partner John Doerr speaks onstage during "Why Can't Tech Save Politics?" at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on October 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)

Silicon Valley VC Testifies He Tried To Prevent Firing Of Woman Suing Law Firm For Sex Discrimination

Billionaire 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.

03/04/2015

fire generic

Firefighters Disciplined Over Sexual Behavior Involving Escorts, Adult Websites

An 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.

03/03/2015

Hoover Tower at Stanford University (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Stanford Fraternity Housing Suspended For 2 Years Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Stanford 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.

12/15/2014

San Jose City Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio, District 6 (sjdistrict6.com/)

Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against San Jose City Councilman

A 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.

10/10/2014

Bob Bennett, president of the non-profit Felton Institute (CBS)

Head Of San Francisco Family Service Agency Under Fire For Bizarre X-Rated Personal Website

The head of a San Francisco nonprofit family services agency that gets millions in taxpayer money is under fire over blog postings that include twisted religious theories, sex, and X-rated photos.

09/29/2014

Police Car, light, siren, generic

Search For Man Who Harassed, Groped, Tried To Kiss Woman In Palo Alto Park

The victim told police that the man engaged her in conversation then aggressively touched her and tried to kiss her before she was able to shove him away.

07/12/2014

(Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Tinder Dating App’s Co-Founder Suspended From Company In Wake Of Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

IAC/InterActiveCorp has suspended a co-founder of its popular dating app Tinder in the wake of a lawsuit accusing him of sexually harassing a female executive of the company.

07/01/2014

Firefighter Graphic

Petaluma’s Lone Female Firefighter Resigns; Sources Say She Was Sexually Harassed

Petaluma’s sole female firefighter turned in her resignation this week amid allegations that she was sexually harassed and that her living conditions in the fire house lacked adequate privacy, according to anonymous sources familiar with the department.

05/30/2014

more