House, Senate Approve Speier Bill Targeting Sexual Harassment In CongressBoth the Senate and the House of Representatives passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) Thursday to reform how sexual harassment is handled on Capitol Hill.
Top Harris Aide Resigns Over Harassment SettlementA top aide to Senator and potential 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris resigned Wednesday over revelations he was involved in a harassment lawsuit and $400,000 settlement while working for the state Department of Justice.
California Democratic Party Chair Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct ProbeCalifornia Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman announced Thursday that he plans to resign, following a cascade of sexual harassment allegations that emerged against him in recent days.
California Democratic Party Investigates Sex Misconduct Allegations Against ChairThe California Democratic Party has launched an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by party chair Eric Bauman.
Google Changes Harassment, Assault Policies After Mass Employee ProtestGoogle CEO announced a number of internal changes Thursday in response to global employee walkouts over the company's handling of sexual harassment.
Google Employees Worldwide Walk Out To Protest Treatment Of WomenGoogle engineers and other company workers around the world walked off the job Thursday to protest the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct.
Google Addresses Harassment Allegations Detailed In NYT reportThe New York Times published an investigation into how Google protected three executives accused of sexual misconduct over the past decade.
App Aims To Help Survivors Report Sexual MisconductAn app used by a growing number of college campuses for survivors to make sure there is a record.
California May Soon Join States Placing Limits On Secret Harassment SettlementsLawmakers in California also took action this past week, sending two bills to the governor.
Uber To Pay 56 Workers $1.9 Million For Harassment And Discrimination ClaimsUber has agreed to pay 56 current and former employees about $33,900 each, or $1.9 million, to settle their claims of gender discrimination, harassment and hostile work environment.
UC Berkeley Professor Suspended 3 Years For Sexual HarassmentThe University of California, Berkeley has suspended an architecture professor for three years without pay for sexually harassing a graduate student and abusing his power for personal gain.
Contra Costa County Assessor Denies Accusations Of HarassmentThe Contra Costa County Assessor accused of sexual harassment fired back Monday night, denying the allegations and claiming the scrutiny was all a witch hunt.