sexual harassment

Anucha Browne, Isiah Thomas’ Sexual Harassment Accuser, Releases Statement After WNBA Hiring

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In 2007,  Anucha Browne’s  filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Madison Square Garden and Isiah Thomas. And on the heels of Thomas being hired as the president of the WNBA’s Liberty, Browne is speaking out. Browne, who won an $11.6 million jury award in her case, released a statement...

New Study Shows Tipped Employees Experience More Sexual Harassment

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As someone who was a waitress for many years, I remember overly needy customers, bad tippers (of all races – not just Black people), and unwanted advances mostly by male customers. A new study from Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) reveals some compelling data about how...

NYC Judge Rules Unpaid Interns Cannot Sue For Sexual Harassment Because They’re Not Employees

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First you can’t get paid, now you can’t fight against sexual harassment. New York City interns are having the worst year ever. In 2010, Lihuan Wang was an unpaid intern at Phoenix Satellite Television in New York.  During her internship Wang alleges that her boss grabbed...

Have You Ever Been Sexually Harassed?

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President Obama’s recent quip about California Attorney General Camala Harris “best-looking attorney general in the country” and Adria Richards dismissal after tweeting a picture of two men making sexual jokes  has reignited a conversation about sexual harassment.  For clarity, by no means, do I think...

Getting Sexually Harassed? There’s An App For That

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Whether offensive in nature or just downright annoying, cat calls are a mainstay in most women’s lives. I’ve been experiencing them, pretty much on a regular basis, since I was ten years old. Fed up, the Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children,...