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.
Contra Costa Supes Could Censure Assessor Over Sexual Harassment ClaimsThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider censuring Gus Kramer, the county's longtime assessor, in light of allegations of sexual harassment involving two female workers in the assessor's office.
Letter Alleges Lewd, Drunken Behavior By California Lottery OfficialsGov. Jerry Brown has asked the attorney general to look into a whistleblower complaint about alleged inappropriate and drunken behavior by staff of the California State Lottery.
Police Chief Punished For 'Puffy Nipples' Comment To Female OfficerA Florida police chief has been ordered to go through sexual harassment training after an investigation into comments he made about a female officer's nipples.
Audit Faults University Of California Sex Misconduct ProcessState auditors are faulting the University of California for not addressing sexual misconduct complaints on time and not disciplining faculty swiftly.
Intel CEO Out After Consensual Relationship With EmployeeIntel said Thursday that the relationship was in violation of the company's non-fraternization policy, which applies to all managers.
California Legislature May Create New Harassment UnitThe California Legislature may create a new investigative unit to focus on harassment complaints and hire a panel of outside experts to recommend discipline.
Accuser 'Disappointed' That Probe Cleared San Leandro City ManagerThe chief executive of a nonprofit group said Tuesday that she's disappointed that an independent investigation found that the sexual harassment allegations she made against San Leandro City Manager Chris Zapata lacked credibility.
Harvey Weinstein Turns Himself In To Face Sex Crime ChargesHarvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of misconduct allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movement.
Senate Passes Long-Stalled Bill To Address Sexual Harassment On Capitol HillThe Senate has passed its long-stalled legislation that would overhaul how sexual harassment complaints are made and handled on Capitol Hill and would hold members of Congress personally responsible for paying such settlements out of their own pockets.
Women Accuse Morgan Freeman Of Inappropriate Behavior, HarassmentIn all, 16 people spoke to CNN about Freeman as part of this investigation, eight of whom said they were victims of what some called harassment and others called inappropriate behavior by Freeman.
Uber Shifts Policy For Alleged Sexual Misconduct On ServiceUber's ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct.