UPDATE: Sexual Harassment Lawsuits in the News

Messy matter? CSULA general counsel must give deposition in sexual harassment lawsuit

https://mynewsla.com/crime/2017/06/06/messy-matter-csula-general-counsel-must-give-deposition-in-sexual-harassment-lawsuit/Over objections from lawyers representing Cal State Los Angeles, a judge ruled Tuesday that the university’s general counsel must attend a deposition sought by the attorney for a former administrator who filed a sexual harassment case against the …

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Tesla fires female engineer who sued over sexual harassment

https://www.mercurynews.com/2017/06/02/tesla-fires-female-engineer-who-sued-over-sexual-harassment/Tesla has fired the woman who sued the company for ignoring her complaints over alleged sexual harassment.

Engineer AJ Vandermeyden talked publicly about her 2016 lawsuit earlier this year, saying “until somebody stands up, nothing is going to change.

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Server alleges harassment, Cafe Intermezzo ‘vigorously’ denies claim

https://www.ajc.com/news/local/server-alleges-harassment-cafe-intermezzo-vigorously-denies-claim/TiCpzW8Z1vSuYnlRB4L0JL/But that wasn’t true, according to the lawsuit, which claims she was fired because she reported sexual harassment.

The lawsuit seeks unspecified compensation.

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Corey Lee’s Restaurant Group Hit With Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

https://sf.eater.com/2017/5/26/15694654/corey-lee-restaurant-sexual-harassment-lawsuit-monsieur-benjaminA former line cook at celebrated chef Corey Lee’s Hayes Valley restaurant Monsieur Benjamin, Katherine Ward has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit alleging that her direct supervisor Santos Ramirez — a chef who has since been terminated — repeatedly …

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The Bikram Yoga Founder Is On The Run While Evading A Massive Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Payment

http://uproxx.com/news/bikram-yoga-sexual-harassment-lawsuit/Bikram Choudhury is on the lam after a sexual harassment lawsuit has put his hot yoga empire on the line.

The Associated Press reports that an arrest warrant has been issued for Choudhury in California, and he’s been ordered to pay $6.8 million to his …

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Spokane agrees to settle sexual harassment lawsuit by former wastewater employee for $875K

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/may/24/spokane-agrees-to-settle-sexual-harassment-lawsuit/The city of Spokane will pay a former worker at the city’s wastewater treatment facility $875,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed last year.

Sonya O’Brien left the city after five years of harassment that included being “ridiculed and insulted” by her …

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San Diego reaches $225k settlement in sexual harassment lawsuit

http://fox5sandiego.com/2017/05/23/san-diego-reaches-225k-settlement-in-sexual-harassment-lawsuit/SAN DIEGO
The San Diego City Council Tuesday formally approved a $225,000 settlement in litigation brought by a deputy city attorney who alleged sexual harassment by her former supervisor.

Molly Hoot filed her claim against the city last October, …

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Teacher files sexual harassment, retaliation lawsuit against district

https://www.mlive.com/news/bay-city/index.ssf/2017/05/teacher_files_lawsuit_against.htmlBAY CITY, MI
Bay City Public Schools is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the district by a former teacher who alleges school administration turned a deaf ear to her complaints of a student sexually harassing her and then …

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Colorado prison employee sues captain alleging sexual harassment

https://www.denverpost.com/2017/05/22/colorado-prison-employee-sexual-harassment-lawsuit/A female correctional officer has sued a prison captain in Denver U.S. District Court claiming he sexually harassed her, including making obscene gestures to her in front of her husband and ultimately retaliating against her.

Denver attorney David …

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Fox News Sued For Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment By Three More Employees

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brettedkins/2017/05/22/fox-news-sued-for-racial-discrimination-sexual-harassment-by-three-more-employees/Fox News’ legal woes worsened Monday, as three women joined the growing list of current and former employees suing the network for racial and sexual discrimination.

Kathleen Lee, a shift editor at Fox News Radio, and Naima Farrow, a former accounts …

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Roger Ailes’ death complicates sexual harassment cases

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2017/05/18/roger-ailes-sexual-harassment-lawsuits-and-investigations-continue-despite-his-death/101828918/Roger Ailes is dead, but sexual harassment lawsuits and investigations involving the former head of Fox News will continue — posing new legal challenges for both sides.

Many lawsuits and investigations that target a single individual would be dropped …

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Shaun White reaches settlement in sexual harassment lawsuit

https://www.grindtv.com/snowboarding/shaun-white-reaches-settlement-sexual-harassment-lawsuit/On Tuesday, USA Today reported that Olympic snowboarder Shaun White reached a settlement with the former drummer of his rock band Bad Things, after she filed a lawsuit against him last year accusing him of sexual harassment and withholding wages …

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