Workplace culture

Sandra Thompson, a golfer and member of a group of local women known as Sisters in the Fairway, addresses a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday April 24, 2018 in York, Pa. Officials at the Grandview Golf Club in York called police on the group Saturday, accusing them of playing too slowly and holding up others behind them. On Sunday club co-owner JJ Chronister told the York Daily Record she called the women personally to "sincerely apologize." (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
April 24, 2018 - 9:27 pm
YORK, Pa. (AP) — When she walks onto a golf course as one of the few black women on the links, Sandra Harrison fills with pride and hopes her play will dispel stereotypes and disarm her fellow players — who are often white and male. What she felt playing at the Grandview Golf Club as a new member...
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Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet him for the post, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 24, 2018 - 8:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — His nomination in peril, Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson fought Tuesday to convince lawmakers of his leadership abilities as more details emerged over his alleged misconduct, ranging from repeated drunkenness to a toxic work environment, as he served as a top White House...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017 file photo, Ava DuVernay arrives at the 15th annual Hammer Museum Gala in the Garden in Los Angeles. The organizers of Time's Up say the movement to eradicate discrimination in the workplace will have a presence at Sunday's Oscar show, but has no plans for a red-carpet dress code. Shonda Rhimes, DuVernay, actresses Laura Dern and Tessa Thompson, producer Katie McGrath and attorney Nina Shaw talked about the movement's progress and next steps with a small group of reporters Thursday, March 1. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 02, 2018 - 1:38 pm
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The organizers of Time's Up say the movement to eradicate discrimination in the workplace will have a presence at Sunday's Oscar show, but there are no plans for a red-carpet dress code. Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, actresses Laura Dern and Tessa Thompson, producer...
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February 28, 2018 - 5:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Marine Corps suspended a top adviser accused of creating a "hostile work environment," officials said Wednesday. Gen. Robert Neller, the commandant of the Marine Corps, said in a written statement that he took action against Brig. Gen. Norman L. Cooling pending the...
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February 21, 2018 - 2:28 am
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace for women. Ussery was accused of making sexually suggestive remarks to several...
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January 09, 2018 - 4:39 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish film executive who co-founded a company with director Lars von Trier has been cleared of sexual harassment and will return to work "within weeks." Peter Aalbaek Jensen, who stepped down as Zentropa's CEO in 2016 but has remained an employee, was accused in...
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Kentucky GOP House Speaker Jeff Hoover attends annual ethics and anti-sexual harassment training for the state legislature on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky. Hoover has temporarily stepped aside from his duties while the Legislative Ethics Commission investigates a sexual harassment settlement he signed with a woman who once worked in his office. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)
January 03, 2018 - 6:46 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Eight Republican lawmakers have asked for Kentucky's GOP House speaker to be removed from office after he secretly settled a sexual harassment complaint with a female legislative aide. The formal disciplinary charges filed Wednesday against Jeff Hoover include sexual...
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In this Dec. 4, 2017, photo, 4 New York Plaza, where American Media Inc., has its headquarters in New York City. An Associated Press investigation reveals that the top editor at National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc., Dylan Howard, who previously faced allegations of sexual misconduct at the gossip news giant, was also accused of harassing behavior at another employer. He resigned from the startup celebrity news site Celebuzz in 2013 amid a human resources investigation, after he had already left American Media’s Los Angeles office in 2012 amid allegations of sexual harassment. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 09, 2017 - 3:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dylan Howard, the top editor at National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc., who previously faced allegations of sexual misconduct at the gossip news giant, was also accused of harassing behavior at another employer, according to interviews and documents obtained by The...
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In this Dec. 4, 2017, photo, 4 New York Plaza, where American Media Inc., has its headquarters in New York City. The top editor for the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and other major gossip publications openly described his sexual partners in the newsroom, discussed female employees’ sex lives and forced women to watch or listen to pornographic material, former employees told The Associated Press. The behavior by Dylan Howard, currently the chief content officer of American Media Inc., occurred while he was running the company’s Los Angeles office, according to men and women who worked there. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 05, 2017 - 6:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The top editor for the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and other major gossip publications openly described his sexual partners in the newsroom, discussed female employees' sex lives and forced women to watch or listen to pornographic material, former employees told The Associated...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, Democratic New Mexico state Sen. Michael Padilla stands at the New Mexico state capitol in Santa Fe, N.M. Padilla withdrew his name as a candidate for lieutenant governor on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, while continuing to deny decade-old allegations of sexual harassment at a prior job. (AP Photo/Eric Draper, File)
December 04, 2017 - 10:58 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A rising figure in the Democratic Party has dropped out of the race for lieutenant governor in New Mexico, amid renewed concerns about decade-old complaints of sexual harassment at a previous job. Democratic New Mexico state Sen. Michael Padilla withdrew his name Monday as a...
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