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Reconvening Its Task Force and Filing 7 Suits, EEOC Signals Sex Harassment Still a Top Priority.

The EEOC sent a powerful signal last week that sexual harassment was still squarely on its radar filing 7 lawsuits against employers across the nation while reconvening its  Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace. “
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The most harassed women online share why they’re not logging off

Editor's Note: This piece is part of an ongoing series exploring what it means to be a woman on the internet. The internet can be dark and full of terrors for women, but it also provides a platform to be heard and connect. When the internet
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John Boyega tweets about 'Star Wars' fan harassment, Mark Hamill wades in

John Boyega and Mark Hamill aren't just forces for good in the Star Wars universe, you know. They're also pretty great on Twitter. SEE ALSO: Mark Hamill dropped the best truth about his 'Star Wars' mom, Natalie Portman, on Twitter This time it
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Twitter says its fighting the 'targeted abuse and harassment' of Parkland survivors

Twitter is stepping in to deal with the "targeted abuse and harassment" facing many of the survivors of the Parkland shooting. Since the teens have emerged as powerful voices on social media following last week's shooting, they've had to face what
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'Maze Runner' author dropped by agent after harassment allegations

The #MeToo movement continues to spread into the world of young adult and children's fiction — fast. Most recently it's led to The Maze Runner author James Dashner being dropped by his literary agent, according to a report from the Associated
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Is an Employee’s #MeToo Social Media Post a Harassment Complaint?

Dear Littler: I work in HR and have a very modern-day dilemma. An employee (Lauren) told me about a social media post by another employee (Jane). I don’t follow Jane on social media, but a few days ago she posted...
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No immediate arrests in dowry harassment cases: SC rules to curb misuse by disgruntled wives

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The court ruled that it was necessary to involve civil society in cases registered under the 2014 law to ensure people were not unfairly harassed.Quoting the National Crime Records
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Five Tips for Eliminating Workplace Misconduct

If you’re like most human resources professionals, you want to create a workplace where misconduct can’t thrive — and that starts with a strong focus on culture. Most people entering the workplace are looking for a positive,
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Why You Should Take All Harassment Complaints Seriously

When I conduct anti-harassment training for supervisors, one of the points I stress is that all complaints of harassment and discrimination — no matter how minor — must be taken seriously. Why? For a few reasons. By addressing